Giacomo Papetti | Emanuele Maniscalco | Gabriele Rubino | Small Choices | Aut Records

Small Choices focuses its research on contemporary improvised music, in constant relationship with the practice of composition – including original tunes as well as some personal re- interpretation of influent works from the 20th Century (Ligeti, Messiaen, Sibelius and Gershwin) – reaching a delicate balance between extemporariness and organization. In this scenario “small choices” become necessary in every moment. Strongly influenced by a certain “eccentricity” in contemporary art music and by the expressive power of jazz and free improvisation, this small ensemble expresses itself through an unpredictable and intimate interplay, searching for its own integrity and following its natural urges, easily crossing borders between musical genres. Continue reading