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Ictus 125

The R.O.V.A. Saxophone Quartet, Andrea Centazzo


At the end of the 1970s this group (R.O.V.A.) of four saxophone players appeared on the scene of improvised and jazz music, bringing with them a gust of fresh air in their unusual approach to themes, technical dexterity and daring choices of language contamination.
...the music, though having broad spaces for improvisation, makes use of compositional structures to underline the soloist skills of the musicians, and organizes the sound situations into ensembles, trios, duets and solos... (Andrea Centazzo)


...this collaboration between Andrea Centazzo and the members of the quartet is important, at the very least, for a glimpse at how exciting this group could be at a seminal stage in its career...

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