FILM MUSIC vol​.​2

by Gianni Gebbia

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Second volume of the series of Gianni Gebbia Film Music this album contains the music from Gebbia's own directed movies-
1st track: Electro Witchi is from the movie " Identik-it - A self portrait Attempt " (2011) and is based on the great song " Witchi Tai To " by Jim Pepper.
2nd track " Pavane " is taken from the movie " Nanbanjin " ( 2012)
3rd & 4rth tracks from a visual art installation by Salvo Cuccia
entitled " Weltanschauung ", Palazzo Riso Palermo.
5,6,7th from the movie " Nanbanjin "(2012)
8th Tonni Loop has been composed for a video installation for the Museum of Tuna Fishing in Favignana Island - Italy.

MUSICIANS:
Gianni Gebbia: composition, saxophones, synthesizers, percussions, live electronics.
Filippo Giuffre : guitar on track 7th " Minami Senju Blues "
Miriam Palma: vocal samples on "Weltanschauung 1".

SPECIAL THANKS to: Salvo Cuccia and the late dr. Eubel from Goethe Institut, Renato Alongi, Museo del Tonno Favignana, Ronchan, Sonoda Ikumi.

Produced by Objet-a © 2013
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Cover art by Jòraku - Picture taken from the movie " Nanbanjin " by Gianni Gebbia

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released October 14, 2013

Sicilian sax player and composer GIANNI GEBBIA (1961) is considered among the best
solo saxophone performers of the second generation of solo improvisors (along with Ned Rothenberg, Kang Dae Hwan, Jon Gibson) his music has been featured in many movies, documentaries, dance theatre pieces. His music is deeply rooted in the tradition coming from the italian islands of Sicily and Sardinia where he has been in touch since young age with several launeddas masters and other traditional music and soon after, he has discovered free jazz and improvised music
Gianni Gebbia has collaborated with hundreds of great artists of every discipline among which: Peter Kowald, Fred Frith, Pina Bausch, Masaki Iwana, Samm Bennett, Vanessa Redgrave, and toured mostly as soloist all around the world.
Recently, many young solo saxophone specialists, declared and showed to be influenced by his peculiar style using circular breathing in the so called " polyphonic illusions " approach as in the case of Ryoko Ono, Colin Stetson, John Berndt and many others.
His biography is featured in the Encyclopedia of Jazz by Brian Morton ( Penguin Books ).

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