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Enrico Rava

Enrico Rava, born in Trieste in 1939, is undoubtedly the most internationally acknowledged Italian jazzman. In forty years of his career as trumpet player, and composer, he has produced more than ninety recordings, tweny-five of which as a leader. Being a great admirer of Miles Davis and Chet Baker, his career started at an early age, when he played in clubs in Turin.

In 1962, he meets Gato Barbieri

Gato Barbieri
Gato Barbieri
1934 - 2016
saxophone
with whom, two years later, he records the soundtrack for Montaldo's film “Una bella grinta”. In those years he meets Don Cherry, Mal Waldron and Steve Lacy, with whom he plays free jazz in a quartet alternating between London and Buenos Aires (it is in Argentina in 1966 that the quartet records the album “The Forest and the Zoo”).

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This Wild Dance
This Wild Dance
ECM Records
2015
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Wild Dance
Wild Dance
ECM Records
2015
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Rava on the Dance Floor
Rava on the Dance...
ECM Records
2013
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Shades Of Chet
EGEA
2011
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Tribe
Tribe
ECM Records
2011
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[no cover]
The Complete...
EGEA
2010
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