Joe Lovano releases ‘Viva Caruso,’ an album inspired by the Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso (2002)

Joe Lovano’s ‘Viva Caruso’ is an album inspired by the Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso and released on February 23, 2002 by Blue Note.

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Joe Lovano's 'Viva Caruso' is an album inspired by the Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso and released on February 23, 2002 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Vesti La Giubba (Ruggero Leoncavallo) - 03:48 . 2.Tarantella Sincera ( Vincenzo De Crescenzo) - 04:42 . 3.The Streets Of Naples (Joe Lovano) - 04:57 .

Track Listing : 1.Vesti La Giubba (Ruggero Leoncavallo) – 03:48 . 2.Tarantella Sincera ( Vincenzo De Crescenzo) – 04:42 . 3.The Streets Of Naples (Joe Lovano) – 04:57 . 4.Cielo Turchino ( M.S. Ciociano) – 04:42 . 5.Pecchè? (Gaetano Errico Pennino) – 07:39 . 6.O Sole Mio (Eduardo Decapua) – 06:47 . 7.Viva Caruso (Joe Lovano) – 04:18 . 8.Campane A Sera Ave Maria (Vincenzo Billi) – 07:02 . 9.Santa Lucia (Traditional) – 04:25 . 10.Sultanto A Te (Salvatore Fucito) – 05:57 . 11.Il Carnivale Di Pulcinella (Joe Lovano) – 06:42 . 12.For You Alone (Henry Geehl, P.J. O’Reilly) – 04:07


Jimmy Katz

Musicians : Joe Lovano – Reeds, Sax (Tenor) . Joey Baron – Drums . Michael Bocian – Guitar (Acoustic) . Helen Campo – Flute . Tom Christianson – Horn (English), Oboe . John Clark – French Horn . Billy Drewes – Clarinet . Gil Godstein – Accordion . Jamey Haddad – Mazhar . Scott Lee – Bass, Bass (Upright) . Bob Meyer – Drums Mallets, Percussion . Dick Oatts – Flute . Michael Rabinowitz – Bassoon . Herb Robertson – Trumpet . Charles Russo – Clarinet (Bass) . Ed Schuller – Bass . Judi Silvano – Flute, Vocals . Gary Valente – Trombone

Production : Produced By Joe Lovano Greg Calbi – Mastering . James Farber – Engineer, Mixing . Michael Herman – Assistant Engineer . Roscoe Peterson – Assistant Engineer

Package : Jessica Novod Berenblat – Art Direction . Will Friedwald – Liner Notes . Gordon H. Jee – Creative Director . Jimmy Katz asterisques RVM – Photography

Recorded On October 13 & 15, 2001.

Released On February 23, 2002 By Blue Note.

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JazzTimes
Lovano’s penchant for understatement is evident in his use of twin basses (Ed Schuller and Scott Lee) and drummers (Carmen Castaldi uses brushes while Bob Meyer uses mallets) to transform the opener, “Vesto la Giubba” from I Pagliacci, into a hushed Coltraneish dirge […]

Musicweb International
He considers this work is ‘the culmination of many long developing strands coupled with his and his wife’s fascination with opera as well as dance.’ The idea was to try and interpret that music with its various rhythms, harmonies and style in a way that’s ‘free and organic.’ This he does in such a way that should appeal to all fans of progressive music. […]

Jazzreview
The albums tour de force is Lovano’s 4-part suite, “Il Carnivale Di Pulcinella,” depicting the energy and craziness of the Italian street festival, complete with courtship, celebration, evil, cleansing, frenzy and resolution. […]

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