Tag: Dario Chiazzolino

A meeting of Spirit Fingers

By Marcello Nardi Jan 5, 2019 0

We reached a point of history -explains Spero- when mass audiences weren’t willing to put any effort to understand as music as deep as Weather Report and the fusion dance of the 70s we all know and love. People were making complex jazz music that was incorporating pop. That was like a fringe thing. I was doing it, like 12 years ago, with Makaya in Chicago. When I came back to Chicago, Makaya and I were playing in tiny jazz clubs every single night. We were playing the same type of music we just played in London in front of… Continue reading

Spirit Fingers – Spirit Fingers [Shananachie 2018]

By Marcello Nardi Mar 20, 2018 0

English version Uno dei video più famosi della pop-band OK Go, The One Moment, ci fa vedere un’esplosione lenta e continua di milioni colori, tra vernice che vola, vetri spaccati, brillantini che coprono ogni angolo dello schermo per tutta la durata della clip. In realtà sono 4.2 secondi di girato rallentati in slow motion, tanto da durare in totale più 4 minuti, ma il gioco del ritmo cinematografico investe lo spettatore con un senso di meraviglia, di un’esplosione di mille emozioni in un tempo sospeso. La stessa sensazione, stavolta nell’ascolto, é nell’album omonimo degli Spirit Fingers. Layers di metriche minimaliste… Continue reading