The collaboration between pianist and composer Stefano Falcone and bassist/composer Ilaria Capalbo is a project that has evolved over a few years. The duo works on original compositions, co-writing and free improvisation, leading the tiny ensemble towards a distinctive, chamber-like sound that well represents the musicians' respective backgrounds and experiences. Their debut album, Invisible Atlas, has been released on Skidoo Records in November 2017. It traces a geographical and emotional path, a thread woven between the northernmost and southernmost edges of Europe, between classical and jazz music.
Falcone’s piano solo is never short of lyricism or drama, but these qualities generally come unexpectedly and silently, filtered through an adventurous sensibility and the strategic use of silence that indicates its reflective - although never passive - nature.
Stefano Falcone: piano
Ilaria Capalbo: double bass
Skidoo Records, 2017.
1. PROLOGUE (I. Capalbo/S. Falcone)
2. INVISIBLE ATLAS (I. Capalbo/S. Falcone)
3. VESUVIUS (S. Falcone)
4. FOLKTALE (S. Falcone)
5. FOR T. (I. Capalbo)
6. SALT (I. Capalbo)
7. BOREALIS (I. Capalbo/S. Falcone)
8. EPILOGUE - (Folktale Reprise)
Skidoo Records (2017)
Solitunes Records (2017)
M.I.L.K. Studios (2017)