ANGEL POCHO GATTI TURBOMUSIC LP VINYL NEW (US) 33RPM
1. No Problem Boys
11. Pajaros Tropicales
Sought after jazz and funk from the sound library of Edizioni Musicali Devega/ Milano: "Vinyl only" reissue of all important tracks from Angel Pocho Gatti's promotional album "Turbomusic" produced in 1981, plus other lost funk treasures from his 70s Devega repertoire. Eleven nuggets of Italian library music between big band funk and Bossa rhythm, with whirling horns, wild flutes and buzzy synth lines - inspired and occasionally framed by sounds of Formula 1. First collection of lost recordings by this outstanding Argentinian composer, arranger and pianist, including "Don't Problem Boys", "Turbocinque", "Zeltweg" and "Jaguar", carefully remastered in 2015. Angel "Pocho" Gatti (1930-2000) from Buenos Aires was an outstanding pianist, arranger, conductor and composer. He worked mainly in Italy during the 1960s and early 70s. With his orchestras, that included Italian jazz masters like Gianni Basso, Giorgio Gaslini or Oscar Valdambrini as soloists, he accompanied American stars like Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan or Johnnie Ray. Already during the 1950s Pocho Gatti frequently played at the "Bop Club Argentino" in Buenos Aires with world reknowned musicians like Lalo Schifrin, "Chivo" Borraro or Gato Barbieri. Later on he recorded with Giorgio Azzolini in Italy. At the end of the 1960s his Milan Big Band, the "big orchestra Angel Pocho Gatti", belonged to the most famous European ensembles. Subsequent productions of the 1970s include prestigious work for Quincy Jones, collaborations with Gerry Mulligan and Astor Piazzolla and plenty of work for various Italian sound libraries.