world-minimal-jazz

by Mauro Basilio

world-minimal-jazz for cello, electronics and more

an eclectic/electric trio exploring imaginary paths through Africa

A mixture of jazz, afrobeat, arab and minimal music that calls back to an imaginary Africa, where rhythm and improvisations are always important elements.

Mauro Basilio : electric cello, electronics, loops, beatbox
Jean-François Petitjean : saxophones
Guillaume Arbonville : percussions
Also available as a duo or a solo.
Born in 2011 in Berlin as a solo project, a study on new techniques for cello, Imaginary Africa developed itself through Mauro Basilio’s movings, first in Italy then in France, involving many different artists.
In 2015, in Paris, it becomes a stable trio composed of cello, saxophone and percussions.

un trio éclectique/électrique en exploration de chemins imaginaires à travers l’Afrique

Atmosphères qui renvoient à une Afrique imaginaire, entre jazz, afrobeat, musique arabe et minimalisme, où le rythme et l’improvisation sont toujours des éléments fondamentaux.

Mauro Basilio : violoncelle électrique, électronique, loops, beatbox
Jean-François Petitjean : saxophones
Guillaume Arbonville : percussions
Available en duo ou solo aussi.
Né en 2011 à Berlin comme projet solo, un étude sur des nouvelles techniques pour le violoncelle, Imaginary Africa s’est développé au gré des déplacements de Mauro Basilio, d’abord en Italie puis en France, avec la collaboration de plusieurs artistes. En 2015, à Paris, le projet devient un trio stable composé de violoncelle, saxophone et percussions.

un trio eclettico/elettrico all’esplorazione di percorsi immaginari attraverso l’Africa

Atmosfere che richiamano un’Africa immaginaria, tra jazz, afrobeat, musica araba e minimalismo, dove il ritmo e l’improvvisazione sono sempre elementi fondamentali.
Mauro Basilio : violoncello elettrico, elettronica, loops, beatbox
Jean-François Petitjean : sassofoni
Guillaume Arbonville : percussioni
Disponibile anche in duo o solo.
Nato nel 2011 a Berlino come progetto solista, uno studio su nuove tecniche per il violoncello, Imaginary Africa si è sviluppato attraverso gli spostamenti di Mauro Basilio, prima in Italia e poi in Francia, con la collaborazione di diversi artisti. Nel 2015, a Parigi, diventa un trio stabile composto di violoncello, sassofono e percussioni.

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email : contact @ maurobasilio . com

tel : + 33 (0)6 95 44 79 22

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Imaginary Africa TRIO

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music

2 totally different albums for the same repertoire: STUDIOS (2014) is the result of 3 years of collaborations with many artists. It’s a studio album recorded in various sessions, edited, mixed and remixed. The TRIO live album out in 2017 is, instead, a one-session live performance, with no edits, straight, spontaneous and powerful.

2 albums totalement différents pour le même répertoire : STUDIOS (2014) est le résultat de 3 ans de collaborations avec plusieurs artistes. C’est un album en studio, enregistré en plusieurs sessions, édité, mixé et remixé. L’album live en TRIO, sorti en 2017, par contre c’est une performance live en une seule session, sans édits, directe, spontanée et puissante.

2 Album totalmente differenti per lo stesso repertorio: STUDIOS (2014) è il risultato di 3 anni di collaborazioni con differenti artisti. È un album in studio, registrato in sessioni plurime, editato, mixato e remixato. L’album live TRIO, uscito nel 2017, è invece una performance live in una unica sessione, senza editing, diretta, spontanea e potente.

IMAGINARY AFRICA TRIO (2017)

recorded live at AZ-Factory Studios, Saint-Ouen (FR), on february 22 and 23, 2016.

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Mauro Basilio – cello, electronics, loops
Jean-François Petitjean – saxophones
Guillaume Arbonville – percussions

 

Recorded and premixed by Mauro Basilio, mixed by Julien Jacquin, drawn by Christoph N. Fuhrer. Le Fondeur De Son LFDS004

 

  1. Toubab
  2. The Missing Link
  3. Fela
  4. Qalb
  5. Chapa
  6. Africa Twin
  7. Infini

    Total time : 56.35

IMAGINARY AFRICA STUDIOS (2014)

recorded from 2011 to 2014, in Berlin (DE), Turin, Cagliari (IT), Lyon, Paris (FR).

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 Mauro Basilio – cello, oud, percussions, electronics || Samba Fall Mbaye – percussions || Fabrizio ‘Bozzi’ Fenu – electric guitar || Stefano Vacca – drums || Catherine Rochard – flute || Cécile Guianvarc’h – violin || quartATTACK string quartet : Elisa Bosio – violin ; Manuel Ballatore – violin ; Elisa Fighera – viola ; Fabrizio Cerutti – double bass

 

Recorded and mixed by Mauro Basilio. Self produced. Temporarily out of stock

 

  1. Toubab
  2. Maures
  3. Qalb
  4. Chapa
  5. Jansa
  6. The Missing Link
  7. Africa Twin
  8. Infini

    Total time : 52.55

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