with Gregory Hutchinson & Matteo Bortone
STEFANIA TALLINI – piano, compositions & arrangments
GREGORY HUTCHINSON – drums
MATTEO BORTONE – double bass
“UNEVEN“, is the tenth album of the pianist and composer Stefania Tallini, published by Alfamusic and recorded with her trio, with Gregory Hutchinson on drums and Matteo Bortone on double bass. The pianist’s compositions are imbued with all the musical influences with which she is nourished: Jazz, Classical, MPB and the result is that particular musical language that characterizes her and that makes her one of the most interesting and consolidated musical realities of today.
The drums player of Trio is Gregory Hutchinson, considered one of the most famous and extraordinary drummers in the world. He has played with: Dianne Reeves, Betty Carter, Wynton Marsalis, John Scofield, Roy Hargrove, Charles Lloyd, Diana Krall, Joshua Redman, Christian McBride and Maria Schneider. Jazz Magazine calls it “the drummer of his generation”.
On the double bass Matteo Bortone, one of the best European double bass players, is considered not only an excellent instrumentalist, but also a great composer and leader, especially after being elected “Top Jazz Best New Italian Talent 2015”. Among his many collaborations, he boasts those with: Roberto Gatto, Greg Burk, Enrico Intra, Rosenwinkel, Julien Pontvianne, Parker, Cyrille Aimée, Anne Ducros, Ben Wendel, Tigran Hamasyan, Ralph Alessi.
Stefania Tallini “…belongs by right to the new generation of italian jazz that crosses the boundaries of other genres, inventing a total music…”.
Stefania Tallini is one of the most appreciated jazz pianists and composers, who has defined her career in a peculiar and original piano and compositional language in which influences from jazz, classical and Brazilian music blend. She is the author of 11 records as a leader and has collaborated and collaborates with great names on the world scene, such as: Jaques Morelenbaum, Gregory Hutchinson, Guinga, Gabriel Grossi, John Taylor, Enrico Pieranunzi, Dino and Franco Piana, Stefano Di Battista, Gabriele Mirabassi, Roberto Gatto, Dario Deidda, Michele Rabbia, Javier Girotto, Enrico Intra and the Civic Jazz Band, Tiago Amud, Hans Teuber. And in the classical field: Corrado Giuffredi, Alessandro Carbonare, Simone and Federico Nicoletta, Phoebe Ray, Natalia Suhaveric. Her music was performed, among other things, at the Festival of Nations, at the Cité De La Musique in Strasbourg, at the Universidad De Las Artes in Havana, at the Pharos Art Foundation in Cyprus. She has performed several times as part of the Quirinale Concerts and in the most important international festivals, in Italy, France, Germany, Lithuania, the United States, Israel.