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by Roger Rota

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Cordes 03:22
Nine 05:21
Star 06:17
Two 04:05
Inda Trio 04:22
For Be Ach 05:00
Ten 04:30
Eleven 06:05
LiturgicLale 06:58
Gidambaa 06:22


Roger Rota's album is a stunning melange of lively compositions and improvisational skills that we would situate in the realm of contemporary jazz. If these two elements, composition and improvisation, are a constant presence in this kind of music, with different contribution from time to time, here we are definitely leaning towards the first of the two elements.

Roger's music for this large ensemble is full of lively elements: intricate rhythm patterns, intrepid melodies, fast themes and a certain taste for cheerfulness that inspire the whole album even in the more meditative pieces.

The octet is made up of some of the most interesting Italian musicians representing the "new wave" of avant-jazz and two among them are well known names to the Aut's audience with their own projects: violinist Eloisa Manera and saxophinist/clarinetist Francesco Chiapperini.

The album is composed of eleven pieces for an hour of music and the cd is accompanied by the catchy graphics made by Nicola Guazzaloca.


released November 15, 2018

Roger Rota: soprano sax, compositions, arrangements
Eloisa Manera: violin
Francesco Chiapperini: alto sax, clarinet, bass clarinet
Andrea Ferrari: baritone sax, bass clarinet
Andrea Baronchelli: trombone
Alberto Zanini: guitar
Roberto Frassini Moneta: bass
Filippo Sala: drums

Recorded by Diego Bergamini at Reparto Elettroacustica Ardesio (Bg)
on 20 May 2018

Mixed and mastered by Paolo P.Lyon Pelandi and Roger Rota at La SALETTA Studios Bergamo in June 2018

Graphics and Layout by Nicola Guazzaloca

Produce by Roger Rota and Aut Records




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Aut Records is a record label dedicated to experimental and research music. We are trying to describe a musical environment that cannot be assigned to a particular genre, and is removed from any specific musical language.

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