Tokyo Diaries (feat. Takashi Seo)

A 4 track free jazz ep (25m 1s) — released November 25th 2022 on Audioguido Records

Four track EP by Guido Spannocchi on alto saxophone with Takashi Seo on bass recorded at Metamorphose Studio in Arakawa, Tokyo during a residency for Shohei international and Vogue Tokyo Fashion Week.

The compositions feature ambient sounds and field recordings taken in public transport, restaurants and parks of Tokyo showcasing an array of styles from ambient music to world jazz and free improvisation. Co-produced by Raphael Spannocchi the music drifts towards the edges of electronica emphasizing the turbo technical environment of the worlds largest metropolitan area in a musical context.

Takashi Seo is one of Toyko's most sought after bassplayers who regularly plays in various clubs around the city as well as tours Japan with a number of projects.

Guido Spannocchi is a Vienna born London based saxophonist predominantly known for his regular concerts in London, extensive touring around the world as well as his prolific output.

Cover art by Yoshie Utsunomiya

Guido Spannocchi is endorsed by Corry Bros Mouthpieces, Marca Reeds and Austrian Audio

Mixed by Raphael Spannocchi at Audiomanufaktur Vienna, mastered by Pete Fletcher at Blackbay Studios Scotland.

probably some of the best reorded music I've heard - Pete Fletcher Mastering Engineer

Carving his own niche amongst the new London Jazz Scene - Emma Smith BBC Radio 3 JazzNow

One of the UKs 50 most influential young musicians - Sammy Stein Readers Digest

highly individual - Corey Mwamba BBC Radio 3 Freeness

abundantly charming music - Eddie Myer Jazzwise

Resch wie ein Kaisersemmerl - Samir Koeck Die Presse

Astreiner Jazz - Christian Bakonyi OE1 Jazznacht

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