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Roberto Tola, Italian guitarist and composer, finally releases his debut Album Bein’ Green, inspired by his native land Sardinia, an amazing and almost untouched Island laid in the center of the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy and Spain.
Is here that Roberto found the inspiration for his music.
The Island indeed offers an enviable and unparalleled quality of life, a land almost always kissed by the sun throughout the year, boasts a breathtaking nature and environment, a turquoise and emerald sea, light breeze and a balmy air.
Roberto’s debut Album, released on May the 29th, comes with 9 tunes; 9 emotional stories, all composed and arranged by Roberto.
The Album is the 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.
Bein’ Green surely represents a new in the international Smooth Jazz scene. The Album indeed boasts the participation of some well known international musicians, undisputed stars of the world music firmament, as:
Bob Mintzer (Tenor Sax)
Najee (Soprano Sax)
Bill McGee (Flugelhorn, Trumpet & Trombone)
Jill Saward (Voice & Choirs)
Bill Sharpe (Piano and Keyboards)
Tim Collins (Vibraphone)
Joe Di Fiore – Flute
Jorge Ro – Trumpet and Flugelhorn
Artem Zhuliev – Tenor Sax
Enzo De Rosa – Piano
Vince Wiley – Piano
Gordon J. Zamor – Piano and Keyboards
Brandon Meeks – Double Bass and Electric Bass
Jason Meekins – Drum
Victor Rodriguez Tomàs – Drum
Larry Salzman – Percussions
Strings section by Ars Musicandi Ensemble, musicians: Marco Ligas, Vittorio Vargiu, Alessio Manca, Francesca Fadda (Violins) – Donatella Parodi (viola) – Giuseppe Fadda (Cello) and Sergio Fois (Contrabasso)
Additional keyboards by Roberto Tola
Conceived and created at the Eden Beach Studio in Sardinia Island (Italy)
Strings Ensemble recorded at the Rockhaus Blu Studio in Sassari, Sardinia.
Mixing, engineering by Alberto Erre at the Rockhaus Blu Studio, Sassari (Sardinia)
Mastering by Tommaso Bianchi at the White Sound Mastering Studio, Florence (Italy)
Produced by VISIT SARDINIA® – www.visitsardinia,travel
The lyrics sung by Jill Saward in “Everything About Us” and “Sunny Morning” are composed by Roberto Tola
Artwork conceived and owned by Roberto Tola
Roberto’s Photos by Natalia Vlaskina
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