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Seize The Time!

Album IT 2002 on Splasc Records label
Jazz (Free Jazz, Contemporary Jazz)

All music recorded at Obelix Studio, Uboldo, May 24th/25th/26th 2001, except Numatic Swing Band, recorded on November 4th 2001. May sessions mixed at Suono Vivo Recording Studio, Bergamo on July 27th/28th/29th, 2001. November sessions ixed at Obelix Studio on December 17th/18th/19th, 2001. Mastered and edited at Studio Barzan, Milano.

PortraitNexus ,
album by, soloist, tutti
PortraitSandro Satta as, *1955 IT
alto saxophone, alto sax, soloist
PortraitAchille Succi as, bcl, cl, *1971 IT
bass clarinet, alto saxophone, alto sax, soloist, bass clarinet, soloist, the reeds, soloist, alto
PortraitRenato Geremia as, ss, 1930-2011 IT
flute, alto saxophone, alto sax, soprano saxophone, soprano sax, soloist, flute, soloist, the reeds, soloist, soprano, soloist, violin, soloist, alto
PortraitRiccardo Luppi ts, fl, ss, IT
flute, piccolo flute, alto saxophone, alto sax, soprano saxophone, soprano sax, tenor saxophone, tenor sax, soloist, alto, soloist, piccolo flute, soloist, ponzo & (...), soloist, tenor
PortraitDaniele Cavallanti ts, bs, *1952 IT
baritone saxophone, baritone sax, tenor saxophone, tenor sax, composed by, soloist, tenor, soloist, baritone, soloist, the reeds
Lorenzo Pallini
co-producer, produced by the nexuscollective and peppo spagnoli, with the help of (...) and istituzione servizi culturali di scandicci (fi)
Istituzione Servizi Culturali Di Scandicci
co-producer, produced by the nexuscollective and peppo spagnoli, with the help of lorenzo pallini and (...) (fi)
PortraitGiovanni Maier cb, *1965 IT
double bass, upright bass, soloist, leveratto, (...) & mangialajo
PortraitPaolino Dalla Porta cb, b, *1956 IT
double bass, upright bass, soloist, mangialajo & (...)
PortraitPiero Leveratto cb, b, eb, IT
double bass, upright bass, soloist, soloist, (...), maier & mangialajo, soloist, (...) & mangialajo
PortraitTito Mangialajo Rantzer cb, clap, *1967 IT
double bass, upright bass, soloist, leveratto, maier & (...), soloist, leveratto & (...), soloist, (...) & dallaporta
PortraitJonathan D. Scully perc,
drums, percussion, soloist, tononi & (...)
PortraitTiziano Tononi dr, perc, *1956 IT
drums, percussion, talking drum, bata, okonkolo, slit drum, log drum, gong, gongs, liner notes, words by, mixed by, soloist, composed by, soloist, (...) & scully, arranged by
PortraitRoswell Rudd tb, *1935 US
euphonium, conductor, trombone, soloist, soloist, 4bones, soloist, rossi & bones, composed by, soloist, (...), bonvini & benvenuti
PortraitBrunello Gorla alp,
french horn
PortraitClaudia Lissoni alp,
french horn
PortraitCristina Pini alp, IT
french horn
PortraitRoberto Cecchetto eg, g, clap, acg, *1965 IT
guitar, soloist
PortraitAmiri Baraka voc, 1934-2014 US
liner notes, words by
PortraitClaudio Sessa ,
liner notes, words by
Luigi Onori
liner notes, words by
PortraitSteve Lake , *1951
liner notes, words by
Roberta Parsi
photography by, photographs by (leonkavallo), vocals, soloist
PortraitAlberto Tacchini p, ep, org, IT
piano, soloist
PortraitRoberto Ottaviano ss, *1957 IT
soprano saxophone, soprano sax, soloist, soprano, soloist, the reeds, soloist, (...) and robertson
PortraitLouis Armstrong tr, voc, 1901-1971 US
text by, quote in booklet
PortraitBeppe Caruso tb, tu, IT
trombone, tuba, conch, shells, soloist, 4bones, soloist, rossi & bones, soloist, (...) & paginelli
PortraitGiancarlo Schiaffini tb, *1940 IT
trombone, soloist, 4bones, soloist, rossi & bones
PortraitLauro Rossi tb, IT
trombone, soloist, 4bones, soloist, rossi & bones
PortraitMichele Benvenuti tb,
trombone, soloist, rudd, bonvini & (...)
PortraitLuca Bonvini tb, tr, IT
trombone, trumpet, slide trumpet, soloist, rudd, (...) & benvenuti
PortraitLuca Calabrese tr, fh, *1964 IT
trumpet, soloist, trumpets
PortraitMario Cavallaro tr, IT
PortraitRiccardo Pittau tr, tb,
trumpet, soloist
PortraitHerb Robertson tr, *1951 US
trumpet, trumpet, pocket trumpet, soloist, soloist, trumpets, soloist, ottaviano & (...)
PortraitGianluigi Paganelli tu,
tuba, conch, shells, soloist, caruso & (...)
PortraitRiccardo Luppi , BR
soloist, the reeds
PortraitPiero Ponzo as, cl, *1960 IT
soloist, soloist, (...) & luppi
Muriel M. Peretti artwork, photography by, photographs by (roberta parsi and murales)
Jackson Pollock cover, booklet cover, artwork, cover image
Luigi Naro graphics, technical consultant
Roberto Zanisi mastered by, edited by
Giuseppe Emmanuele mixed by
Mario Cavallero mixed by
Marti Jane Robertson mixed by
Dario Ravelli mixed by, mixed (with the great help of)
David Heald photography by, photo by (cover image and booklet cover)
Antonio Ribatti photography by, photographs by (musicians)
Nexus producer
Peppo Spagnoli producer
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1The Nexus OriginalsNexus
2The NexusNexusDaniele Cavallanti12:38
3The Blooddrumspirit SuiteNexusTiziano Tononi52:25
4Continuous PerformanceNexus7:27
5 Transitional Mood/MeterNexus6:56
6 New Shades Of Babalù (Ayé)Nexus20:02
7 Nu Dance For Old SaintsNexus18:00
8 MinutesNexusDaniele Cavallanti12:29
9 (New)Matik Swing Band, Free Conductions & FinaleNexus
10 Numatik Swing BandNexusRoswell Rudd56:05
11 VentNexus8:09
12 Breath'A Howard (The Flat-Foot Version)Nexus6:03
13 CirculationNexus9:34
14 Lullaby For GregNexus10:57
15 AerosphereNexus21:22
16 Improvisation For Orchestra # 2NexusDaniele Cavallanti3:23
17 Improvisation For Orchestra # 3NexusDaniele Cavallanti5:58
18 Vanhu VatemaNexusThomas Mapfumo7:46

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