Artist: Hannah Marshall, Nicola Guazzaloca, Gianni Mimmo, Leila Adu Album: The Shoreditch concert Label: Amirani Code: amrn023
The Shoreditch concert
Hannah Marshall, Nicola Guazzaloca, Gianni Mimmo, Leila Adu
01 April 2010
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Press ReleaseLive recorded in St. Leonard’s Shoreditch Church in London, here is a stunning, colourful, perfectly balanced, awesome concert.
Interwoven lines in the crystal challenging acoustic of a severe architecture, re-designing the listening experience in a great, soulful performance.
!Lyrical and angular, warm and sensual, inventive and complex!
The creative piano touch of Nicola Guazzaloca, the sparkling cello touch of Hannah Marshall, the remarkable palette of Gianni Mimmo’s soprano sax along with the flexible vocal force of Leila Adu in a memorabile concert.
“The Shoreditch Church concert and recording represents one of the best performances I have assisted in the past 2009.
Four different and strong personalities, extremely talented, have played in an unusual place [an old church in the busy Shoreditch central London area] that for the characteristic of its own acoustic has engaged the quartet in a highly demanding level of concentration, and resulting in an extraordinary performance”.
Excerpt from the liner note by composer Dario Palermo.
Track List1_How D the D is
2_Act on your speech
4_The bending attitude
5_Where lies the final harbor, whence we unmoor no more?
PersonnelHannah Marshall _ cello
Nicola Guazzaloca _ piano
Gianni Mimmo _ soprano sax
Leila Adu_ voice
Recording DataLive recording _2009, October the 30th
St. Leonards’s Shoreditch Church, London, UK.
Music _ H.Marshall, N.Guazzaloca, G.Mimmo, L.Adu
Liner note _ Dario Palermo
Cover painting _ Toti Scialoja
Production _ Gianni Mimmo for Amirani Records
The title of track n.5 is a qoute from Moby Dick by Herman Melville.
Our thanks go to Mr. John Russell for his inspiring presence
and to Revd. Paul Turp, Rector of St. Leonard’s Church.