- Alessandro Fedrigo (acoustic bass guitar)
“I’ve been player the acoustic bass guitar for many years (I play a fretless one) and I’ve found that it has a special sound and many peculiarities.
It’s a big guitar, and as a guitar has the chance to be a polyphonic instrument.
I started this project with some transcriptions and analyses of some tunes performed by great master.
I wanted to have some inspiration by bass player that played alone, so I decided to transcribe some tunes played by Dave Holland, Anders Jormin, Miroslav Vitous e Jaco Pastorius.
Then I began thinking to my solo, I wanted to explore three main musical arguments: original compositions, arrangements of jazz standards, and improvised tunes.
I wrote four originals intitled “Della Terra”, “Novembre”, “Euclide” e “Marte 4” with the goal to develope the polyphonic aspect of the bass guitar.
Then I decided to choose four standards, and I wrote the arrangements of “All of Me”, “Autumn Leaves”, “My One and Only Love” and “Blue Monk”.
After that I decided to record some free improvisations”.