Italian Instabile Orchestra – “Totally Gone” – [Rai Trade]
Italian Instabile Orchestra is an 18-piece jazz big band from Italy??? they bill themselves as avant-garde but to me they sound more orchestral. Their playing is clean and lively ??? reminds me of Zappa (it has lots and lots of itty-bitty fast little notes).
They say they are influenced by The Dead and Timothy Leary, but I don???t hear it. If you are looking for a bright sounding palate cleanser this???ll do. It???s kind of nice to hear a big band that doesn???t affect an exaggerated blues or NYC influence to fake credibility??? they???re very Euro.
Page of Wands, 2/23/11
you heard it 9 times on kfjc! most recently:
- 300 days ago, Dusty Rhodes played Ciao Baby, I'm Totally Gone / It Had to Be You
- 2582 days ago, Theta Thales played Memorie Future
- 3202 days ago, Kevin O`Dante played Fanfara Instabile
- 3222 days ago, Ann Arbor played Ciao Baby, I'm Totally Gone / It Had to Be You
- 3228 days ago, Cousin Mary played Gagantella
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