the town of matosinhos is used to its role as doorway to the Atlantic, promoting contacts and exchanges between Europe and America. Inspiring in this vocation, the jazz orchestra of matosinhos programmed a cycle of eight concerts centered on eight important contemporary music creators for jazz orchestra, confronting the musical personalities of four Americans and four Europeans. but did not go there, and also commissioned new compositions that played first hand at the Cine-Teatro constantino nery in matosinhos, in the jazz composers forum cycle in April and July 2013. these are now gathered and edited in this cd, documenting the freshest musical suggestions of an elite of creators.
works by steven bernstein, darcy james argue, ohad talmor, guillermo klein, julian argüelles, florian ross, pierre bertrand and Frank Vaganée.
saxophones josé luis rego, john pedro brandão, john gumarãs, mário saints, josé pedro rabbit and rui teixeira
gileno santana trompetes, javier pereiró, rogério ribeiro, susana saints silva and ricardo formoso
thrombones daniel days, alvaro pinto, andreia saints and gonçalo days
piano carlos sour and pedro guedes
guitar andré fernandes
bass demian cabaud
Battery Marks Knight
percussion geoclidean hillside
Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos was formed in 1997 and has the support of the Municipality of Matosinhos, Portugal since 1999. It’s an active promoter of new music, including its creation and spread, while also supporting jazz investigation and education. It manages to merge an international ambition with the awareness of its local responsibility. OJM has performed regularly at major halls in Portugal and tours regularly in several European and American cities, including Barcelona (where it was a resident orchestra at Voll-Damm International Jazz for four years), Belgrade, Brussels, Marseille, Vienna (Konzerthaus with Kurt Rosenwinkel), Milan, Boston (Beantown Jazz Festival) and New York.
All In (For Laurie Frink)
Tiempo & Lugar
Mário Santos,Gonçalo Dias,João Pedro Brandão,Daniel Dias (5),Pedro Guedes (3)