Giancarlo “nino” Locatelli
Situations
Catalog N. LPWEIN04
Format: LP 12″
+ 3 Photos by Roberto Masotti

€ 18,90 – Add to cart available also in CD version

Giancarlo “nino” Locatelli
Situations

Giancarlo nino Locatelli – Bb clarinet (LP)
Giancarlo nino Locatelli – Bb clarinet and Bass clarinet (CD)
photos by Roberto Masotti

Produced by WE INSIST! Records, 2018

10 compositions by Steve Lacy played by Giancarlo nino Locatelli on Bb clarinet
3 photos portraits of Steve Lacy by Roberto Masotti
liner notes by Jason Weiss
cover painting detail from “Il Molo di Sperlonga” by Franco Beltrametti

 

My relationship with Steve Lacy’s music is not occasional. It was for me the “door”.
Since 2009, titled So Long!, I have presented several times a program with his compositions on bass clarinet. In the summer of 2013, on the mountains, I recorded the solo using the Bb clarinet, finding a bare, naked and raw dimension that marks an important point in my personal process with the music of Steve. “I try to be empty and to see what sounds” (Tom Raworth)
Giancarlo nino Locatelli

Lacy’s tunes are devised with a rigorous affection, they engage instantly and seem ever unique, but their challenge is not for the faint of heart. Each piece frames an opening to inquiry and experiment, to meditation and humor; to scope out the furthest parameters of sound. We get all this and more in Nino’s performances, which also attests to the quality of the material.
Jason Weiss

We don’t determine music,
the music determines us,
we only follow it
to the end of our life:
then it goes on without us
It begs to be born and,
wants to go it’s own way,
we just make it up and:
then we let it out.
Music speaks for itself,
and needs no explanation or justification
either it is alive, or it is not
Steve Lacy


Il mio rapporto con la musica di Steve Lacy non è occasionale. È stata per me la “porta”.
Dal 2009, col titolo So Long! Ho presentato varie volte un solo su sue composizioni utilizzando il clarinetto basso. Nell’estate del 2013, in montagna, ho registrato il solo con il clarinetto in sib trovando una dimensione spoglia, nuda e cruda che segna un punto importante nel mio personale processo con la musica di Steve. “I try to be empty and to see what sounds” (Tom Raworth)
Giancarlo nino Locatelli

I brani di Lacy sono concepiti con un affetto rigoroso, coinvolgono immediatamente e sembrano sempre unici, ma la loro sfida non è per i deboli di cuore. Ogni pezzo inquadra un’apertura alla ricerca e all’esperimento, alla meditazione e all’umorismo; per esplorare i parametri più lontani del suono. Otteniamo tutto questo e molto altro nelle esibizioni di Nino…
Jason Weiss

We don’t determine music,
the music determines us,
we only follow it
to the end of our life:
then it goes on without us
It begs to be born and,
wants to go it’s own way,
we just make it up and:
then we let it out.
Music speaks for itself,
and needs no explanation or justification
either it is alive, or it is not
Steve Lacy

SIDE A

01 Situations (take 2) (T. Raworth) 4.17
02 Esteem 5.04
03 The dumps 4.01
04 Absence (T. Raworth) 3.55
05 Blues for Aida (from manyo shu) 4.44

SIDE B

06 Cette fois (from manyo shu) 3.14
07 No baby 3.38
08 Trickles 3.37
09 Morning joy (B. Kaufman) 6.24
10 Situations (take 1) (T. Raworth) 5.02

Coming soon…