Artist: Maria Merlino     Album: Alos     Label: Rudi     Code: RRJ1033


  • Alos

  • Maria Merlino

  • 21 February 2017

  • RRJ1033

  • Digital, Rudi

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  • Created on : 25 February 2017

  • Total songs : 11

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Press Release

Starting from a strong academic background (classical and jazz) Maria Merlino, young Sicilian saxophonist, is developing a personal musical path that goes without any hesitation in the "open ground" of the Creative Music. Alos, corresponds to a sequence of 11 original tracks, with a poetic dedication to Anthony Braxton (she played with him, in the European premiere of the "Sonic Genome", in Turin). Music with thematic parts that act as spark for collective improvvisations based on dialogue between the rhapsodic and humoral voice of the Merlino's sax, the vehemence of the electric guitar of Giancarlo Mazzù and the sound full and balanced of the bass of Domenico Mazza.

Track List

  1. Cappero (Merlino, Mazzù, Mazza) (4:38)
  2. Alos (Merlino) (2:04)
  3. La Ricerca (Merlino) (3:22)
  4. Il Cambiamento (Merlino) (1:25)
  5. La Quiete (Merlino) (2:38)
  6. For Anthony Braxton (Merlino) (5:38)
  7. Mica (Merlino) (4:20)
  8. Cat (Merlino) (1:54)
  9. Scaccia Paura (Merlino) (5:28)
  10. Private Shout (Merlino, Mazzù, Mazza) (5:45)
  11. Ipso Calypso (Merlino, Mazzù, Mazza) (3:39)


Maria Merlino, sax, shells, walnuts
Giancarlo Mazzùguitar, drums
Domenico Mazza, electric bass

Recording Data

Recorded the 5th May 2016 by by Fortunato “Nat” Serranò, New PFL Recording Studio, Reggio Calabria, Italy
Mixed and Mastered September 2016, by Fortunato “Nat” Serranò, New PFL Recording Studio
Photo by Valentina La Rosa, Annalisa Tirrito
Drawings by Sol Minafra
Art by Ale Sordi

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