L.A. Strictly Confidential
released September 26, 2016
All compositions by Andrea Centazzo (ASCAP)
Published by Andrea Centazzo Music (ASCAP)
Andrea Centazzo (percussion, mallet Kat, sampling)
Ellen Burr (piccolo, C flute, alto flute & bass flute)
Jeff Schwartz (double bass)
Recorded by Scott Fraser at Scott Fraser Studio, Los Angeles (July 19th and 26th, 2016)
Mixed by Andrea Centazzo and Richard Savery at ICTUS Studio, Long Beach (August 1st-15th, 2016)
Produced by Andrea Centazzo and Richard Savery
Project Management Cody Nikoofekr
This album is also available for digital purchase on ictusrecords.bandcamp.com:
Inspired by the legendary West Coast Jazz of the 50s and 60s...!
… Sort of like Braxton Circle meets Coleman Trio meets Zappa …meets Brubeck!! challenging and consistently fascinating… a variety of surprises with layers of complex.
Centazzo's music is in between modern jazz and contemporary classical music.
The balance between writing and the quirky solos is just right.
(BLG, Downtown Music Gallery, NY)
The West Coast Chamber Jazz Trio, recently formed, remains faithful to its name, in the sense that the undoubted chamber size and the jazz component, apparent in rhythmic melodic lines and improvisation always kept under control, are beautifully conjugated in the narrative modes, colloquialisms and relaxed of the Californian jazz, not only from the fifties and sixties, but also that one of the most recent landings …
(Libero Farne', All About Jazz)