Perihelion (feat. Jay Phelps, Sylvie Leys, Robert Mitchell, Michelangelo Scandroglio & Tristan Banks)

A 9 track afro-cuban jazz album (33m 3s) — released May 28th 2021 on Audioguido Records

Spannocchi has gathered an all-star group for his release featuring the talents of Jay Phelps on trumpet who is known for his work with Amy Winehouse, Reuben James, Soweto Kinch, Moses Boyd and many more, tenor saxophonist Sylvie Leys a Berklee alumni and George Garzone protegée is a fixture on the Parisian scene, Robert Mitchell who features on wurlitzer and piano is probably one of the UKs most important keyboard players and renowned for his work with Jean Toussaint, Steve Coleman, and most recently with his own project True Think, bassplayer Michelangelo Scandroglio is Italy's next generation Umbria Jazz price winner and current sideman of Enrico Rava, Logan Richardson, Seamous Blake as well as many of the new italian generation such as Emanuele Filippi. Tristan Banks is UKs No1 session drummer and has toured the world with the likes of Roy Ayers, Steve Winwood, Beverly Knight and Marcos Valle just to name a few.

"Perihelion" is Guido Spannocchi's fifth studio album. The singles "Cafezinho", "A walk in Yoyogi Park" and "Nighttime in Soho" are enjoying regular airplay on JazzFm thanks to Chirs Philips: "The singles are great, i can't wait for the full album" the tunes are equally prominent on Worldwide Fm thank to the various shows by Tina Edwards, Charles Vaughan, Jay Phelps and Alabaster dePlume.

Recorded at London's tastemaking hub the Total Refreshment Centre by Kristian Craig Robinson, Jordan Parry and Raphael Spannocchi the release was mixed at Fondle Studios Munich and Audiomanufaktur Vienna and mastered at BlackBay Studios Scotland.Available on 180g clear blue vinyl or CD

"Perihelion" is Spannocchi's most ambitious work weaving lush melodic lines with subtle interplay and generous arrangements all being first takes and no edits this album is as truthful to Jazz tradition as it is modern in sound and composition.

Cover art by NYC fashion photographer Nicolas Kern

These tunes are great! - Chris Philips JazzFm

Of course I'm playing this on my show! - Jay Phelps Worldwide FM

This album has summer written all over it! - Adrian Pallant London Jazz News

Wonderful tunes! - Tina Edwards Worldwide FM

sounding lush - Alabaster DePlume Musician

This is an album full of charm, energy and, at times, a touch of Maverick mayhem. Whether you like your jazz free, traditional, harmonised or disharmonic, there is something here for everyone. - Sammy Stein

Charming quintessential Jazz, the perfect balance of blues, classic and modern tunes - Paul

perfect company for anytime of your day or night - Saul Eisenberg Musician

putting in the work and creating a buzz, a musician to watch! - Paul Bradshaw Straight No Chaser

Beautiful sound, lush production, fantastic modern jazz record - Dan Leavers The Comet is Coming

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