ADVERTISE WITH US

Aldo Romano

Aldo Romano was born in France in 1941, the son of Italian immigrants. His first instrument was the guitar, but he decided to switch to drums in 1961. Essentially self-taught, he nonetheless benefited from the advice of Michel Babault and Jacques Thollot. He admired Philly Joe Jones, Elvin Jones, Tony Williams, Ed Blackwell, and Billy Higgins. Alto sax player Jackie McLean took notice of him and they played together on one of the McLean’s Parisian sojourns. He met Jean-François Jenny-Clark around the same time and the two became inseparable for a long period. Both were hired by Bernard Vitet who formed, in 1964 with François Tusques one of the first European free jazz groups.

Read more
CD/LP/Track Review
Read more articles

37 Photos View in Slideshow

Discography

Corners
Dreyfus Jazz
2014
buy
Inner Smile
Dreyfus Jazz
2011
buy
Origine
Dreyfus Jazz
2010
buy
Just Jazz
Dreyfus Jazz
2008
buy

Videos

Similar

Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY IT!  

Support our sponsor

Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

Develop a column, write album reviews, cover live shows, or conduct interviews.