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Label: Roberto Tola Music
#1 Tears For Niro (feat. Bill McGee); #2 Flying Away (feat. Bob Mintzer and Bill Sharpe); #3 Sardinia Dreams (feat. Bill Sharpe); #4 Everything About Us (feat. Jill Saward); #5 Funky Party (feat. Bob Mintzer and Bill Sharpe); #6 Yellow Room (feat. Tim Collins); #7 Sunny Morning (feat. Jill Saward and Bill Sharpe); #8 With You All The Clouds Go Away (feat. Najee and Bill Sharpe); #9 Cabriolet;
Roberto Tola - Guitars; Bill Sharpe - Piano and Keys (tr. 2, 3, 5, 7, 8); Vince Wiley - Piano (tr. 1); Gordon J. Zamor – Piano & Keyboards (tr. 6 & 9); Brandon Meeks – Bass and Double Bass (all tracks); Jason Meekins - Drums (tr. 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9; Victor Rodriguez Tomàs – Drum (tr. 4 & 5); Larry Salzman – Percussions (tr. 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9); Artem Zhuliev – Tenor Sax (tr. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9); Jorge Ro – Trumpet and Flugelhorn (tr. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9); Strings Section (Ars Musicandi Ensemble): Marco Ligas, Vittorio Vargiu, Alessio Manca, Francesca Faedda (Violins); Donatella Parodi (Viola); Giuseppe Fadda (Cello); Sergio Fois (Contrabasso); Guest Appareance: Bob Mintzer – Solo Tenor Sax, Tenor Sax (tr. 2 & 5) Najee – Soprano Sax (tr. 8) Bill McGee - Flugelhorn, Trumpet, Trombone (tr. 1) Jill Saward – Voice and Choirs (tr. 4 & 7) Bill Sharpe – Piano and Keyboards (tr. 2, 3, 5, 7, 8) Tim Collins – Vibraphone (tr. 6)
“Roberto Tola, guitarist and composer, finally releases his debut Album Bein' Green, release on May 29th, 2017. The Album includes 9 Jazz and Smooth Jazz tunes, 9 emotional stories, all composed and arranged by Roberto, fruit of more than 30 years of a life in music. Some tune of the album has indeed been composed at the beginning of the Roberto music carrier, and they still keep a fresh and modern groove. Recorde between Sardinia Island (Roberto Tola's native island), Spain, United Kingdom and U.S.A. the album Bein' Green surely represents a new in the international Smooth Jazz scene. The album indeed boasts features some well known international musicians, undisputed stars of the world music firmament, as: Bob Mintzer (Tenor Sax); Najee (Soprano Sax); Bill McGee (Flugelhorn, Trumpet and Trombone); Jill Saward (Voice & Choirs); Bill Sharpe (Piano and Keyboards); Tim Collins (Vibraphone);