RTSI, Rete Due - (Radio-TV) - Switzerland - December 2006
‘[….] Alessandro Carabelli is a refined pianist and composer, able to proportion technical skill and lyricism. [….]. Carabelli’s music is harmonious and creates fantastic rhythm and atmosphere, fighting spirit and simplicity; the themes flow naturally, and their musicality is wonderful [….] Alessandro Carabelli’s group sounds like an experienced ensemble, especially thanks to Luciano Zadro’s guitar, Diego Mascherpa’s and Franco Ambrosetti’s precision, and Alessandro Carabelli’s lyricism: the result is an uncommonly pleasant CD [….] Alessandro Carabelli is one of the most interesting representatives of contemporary jazz.”
All About Jazz - Usa - November 2006
The group led by pianist Alessandro Carabelli confirms being an excellent modern jazz ensemble, that we already appreciated in their previous album, “Over and out”; here, in addition, the presence of Swiss trumpeter Franco Ambrosetti stands out in few tracks.
The band keeps the same natural, though fresh and sincere musical style, through songs mostly composed by Carabelli; the tracks are highly dynamic, versatile but never banal, and a bit of a “Jarrett-style” atmosphere animates tracks drawing inspiration from our tradition, in which each component can amply express his skills as a soloist