Posted: Friday, 26 August 2011 by jazzlover in Etykiety: , , , ,

GUIDO MANUSARDI. Born on December 3, 1935 in Chiavenna. In his very early days Guido moves to Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Denmark and, finally, ends up in Sweden where he lives for 5 years. It is in Stockholm that Guido meets the great Red Mitchell, with whom he will establish a deep friendship and musical collaboration.
In 1967 Guido moves to Bucharest and finally comes back to Italy after 7 years. His live album "Live recorded at the Lubiana Jazz Festival", wins the annual Italian "Premio della Critica Discografica". In 1977 his solo album 'Delirium' wins once again the same prize and Guido is recognized "Musician of the Year' and in October of the same year he is invited with his quartet al the Jamboree Jazz Festival In Varsavia. In July 1978 he his invited at the Montreux Jazz Festival: Guido is the first Italian Jazzman who participates at the festival.
Guido has performed and recorded with many jazz artists: Roy Eldridge, Bobby Hackett, Art Farmer, Don Byas, Dexter Gordon, Al Heath, Slide Hampton, Johnny Griffin, Red Mitchell, Lee Konitz, Jimmy Cobb, Jerry Bergonzi, Victor Lewis, Billy Higgins, Cecil Payne, Shelly Manne, Booker Ervin, Joe Venuti, Curtis Fuller, Kay Winding, Jimmy Owens, Lou Donaldson, Joe Morello, Art Taylor, Hal Singer, Sture Nordin, Bjorne Alke, Lennart Aborg, Petur Ostlund Island, Zbigniew Namyslowsky, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen. In July 2000 Guido was invited, from the Art Director of MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art), in Los Angeles to have a performance at the Museum with Billy Higgins and Trevor Ware and during his permanence in L.A. he played with Billy even at World Stage - Hot Spot and here he recorded a CD - Live at the Hot Spot. Guido Manusardi is one of the few Italians lo be included by Leonard Feather in his "Jazz Encyclopedia".
:::Review from theblues-thatjazz.com:::

Guido Manusardi Quartet feat. Zbigniew Namysłowski - Namymanu (1977)

Side A

Planetarium Suite:
a) The Silent Sound of Space
b) Exploration
c) Song of the Spheres
d) Creation
e) Reaction
f) Back in Silence

Side B

1) Ballad for Eve
2) From the Bottom to the Top
3) Namymanu

Guido Manusardi - piano
Zbigniew Namysłowski - alto sax
Peter Guidi - soprano sax (Side A only)
Lucio Terzano - bass (Side A & B2)
Gianni Cazzola - drums (Side A & B2)

3 komentarze:

  1. E-mile says:

    already disgested this slice over here: http://arkadinsark.blogspot.com/2011/02/guido-manusardi-quartet-feat-zbigniew.html
    stil having tasty burps so every now & then...
    good one, AGAIN!
    peace, E-mile

  1. Anonymous says:

    I´m looking for a long time for a album from Zbigniew Namysłowski wich has Der Shmalz tango, or something like that... I wrote to him, but i dont had success. There are two songs named that, i looking for one that has no acordeon.
    thanks for your help !!!