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 "STRADE"      SLAMCD 574   Barcode: 5028386619925



Giovanni Ferri – alto saxophone;

Mirco Ballabene – double bass, electronics;

Mirco Bindelli – drums, percussions


The STRADE project's objective is to experiment shamelessly heterogeneous sounds, from geographical latitudes and different musical genres. The idea basically is to tell stories, because the tracks are constructed as narratives in the making, that are in the musical development of a possible interpretation of "movement".


Giovanni Ferri is an artist who works in theatre, visual arts , and also produces musical performances with alto sax in a more or less radical improvisational contexts , realizing projects in Italy and Japan


Mirco Ballabene plays with different improvisation and jazz ensembles. In 2011 he recorded the album "Vìreo" for the label Aktivraum, with Fabio Mina on flutes and Danilo Rinaldi on drums, and featuring Markus Stockhausen. In 2015 SLAM Productions released the first Triologos album, "traces of chants", a project with Paolo and Bruno Cerboni Bajardi. In 2015 he plays in the "Anthony Braxton's Sonic Genome" in Turin. He studied with Silvia Bolognesi, Stefano Battaglia, Matt Brewer and Matt Mitchell.


Mirco Bindelli began playing drums in 1992 at the age of 14 years as a self-taught , later began studying with Maestro Adriano Pedini, which , over seven years he faces different stylistic genres and explores the jazz improvisation technique. From 2000 to 2010 took part in seminars and master classes with the drummer Massimo Manzi, Hellas Bandini , Carl Palmer , Jan Paice , Paul Motian , Peter Erskine , Horacio " El Negro " Hernandez .


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Strade  SLAMCD 574



Giovanni Ferri – alto saxophone;

Mirco Ballabene – double bass, electronics;

Mirco Bindelli – drums, percussions

Track details:

  1. Amalasunta (Aki Kaurismaki docet) 5:02     Giovanni Ferri
  2. Primoamor                                           6:02     Giovanni Ferri
  3. Influenza A                                         4:52     Mirco Ballabene
  4. L'innominato                                       5:08     Giovanni Ferri
  5. Marisa                                                 5:27     Giovanni Ferri
  6. Luci rosse (aprés Georges Simenon)   6:04     Giovanni Ferri
  7. El cicco                                               8:55     Mirco Ballabene
  8. L'ora grigia                                          4:01     Giovanni Ferri
  9. L'agente segreto                                  5:52     Giovanni Ferri
  10. Espresso a Oriente                              9:15     Giovanni Ferri
  11. Todo modo                                         5:00     Giovanni Ferri
  12. Ostinato                                              4:50     Giovanni Ferri

Recording details:

1, 2, 3 november 2014

Lunik Studio, Pesaro, Italy


Recorded and mastered by Davide Battistelli


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