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 Adriano Orru (4 Albums, 18 Tracks)

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LOCATION:Cagliari, Italy
MEMBERS:
  • Adriano Orru:
  • Simple materials: wood
  • glue
  • metal
  • horsehair. In other words
  • a
  • double bass.
  • Other simple objects: clothespins
  • tin cans
  • rattles
  • stones
  • marbles…
  • Recorded and mixed by Elia Casu.

 

 

Composer and double bass player Adriano Orrù was born in Nuoro,

Italy in 1958 and now lives and works in Cagliari. He devotes his

time to jazz, radical improvisation, chamber music. He also works

as a music teacher.

Orrù has collaborated with artists such as Giancarlo Schiaffini,

Paolo Fresu, Tony Oxley, Lenka Zupkova, Ettore Fioravanti, Roberto

Cipelli, Marco Tamburini, Tino Tracanna, Andy Gravish, Tim

Hodkinson, Victor Nubla, Simon Balestrazzi, Silvia Corda,

Takatsuna Mukai, Henning Frimann, Renato Ciunfrini, Guro Skumsnes

Moe, Håvard Skaset, Angelo Contini, G.P. Campus, Corrado Altieri,

Monica Serra, Mauro Cossu, Clara Murtas, Stella Veloce, Sebastiano

Meloni, Alessandro Garau, Stefano Figliola, Alessandro Olla, Paolo

Angeli, Manuel Attanasio, Elia Casu, Mauro Usai, Paolo Sanna,

Roberto Pellegrini, Carla Onni, Mario Faticoni, Riccardo Pittau,

and Massimo Carboni.

Together with the pianist Silvia Corda, he co-wrote a performance

for six musicians and a spoken voice entitled “Portrait in Three

Colors” and dedicated to Charles Mingus. Orrù works with the

Silvia Corda Trio on a regular basis, and several of his

compositions can be heard on the trio’s Impronte, a CD produced by

Splasc(h) in 2001. In 2004, he established the composition and

improvisation ensemble Impromptu featuring Giancarlo Schiaffini.

In 2005, he published a live CD of the Impromptu quintet and the

first recording in his own name: Solos and Duets, a work dedicated

to double bass solos and duets with Giancarlo Schiaffini on

trombone, Paolo Angeli on Sardinian prepared guitar, and Roberto

Pellegrini on percussion. He has also worked with Moex, an

ensemble focused on electric-acoustic experimentation. In 2010 Big

Round Records has published a CD “Improvised pieces for trio” with

Sebastiano Meloni on the piano and Tony Oxley on drums. A new CD

titled “Untitled Soundscapes” performed by A Sphere Of Simple

Green (Silvia Corda on prepared piano, Simon Balestrazzi on laptop

and Adriano on the double bass) was released in 2011 by the label

Magick with tears.


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Hesperos
01. 01 Whales (04:16)
02. 02 A sa muda (04:10)
03. 03 Hesperos (03:37)
04. 04 DEbEF (05:46)
05. 05 Halys (04:57)
UPLOADED:09/14/2011
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