CANDID GOES ITALIAN ! - Friday 08 November, 2013 We are proud to announce the signing of two new Artists,both Italian.
Vocalist Elisabetta Antonini and pianist Marco Marconi have joined the label.
Miss Antonini’s first CANDID CD is an stunning self-produced interpetation of the music surrounding the 50’s Beat Generation in the U.S., immortalized by Jack Kerouac’s book “On the Road” with contributions from writers and poets of the era together with exciting music from the cream of Italy’s jazz musicians.
Pianist Marco Marconi has just finished a successful tour around the U.K. with his Trio featuring the well known bassist Andrea Di Biase and drums master Enzo Zirilli. Marco has subsequently recorded his new CD with the group in the acoustically perfect Concert Hall of FAZIOLI ,the world renowned Piano makers, in their establishment in Sacile near Venice in the province of Pordenone.
Albums by both these artists will be released early in 2014.
STACEY KENT 'CANDID MOMENTS' - Thursday 31 October, 2013 We are delighted to announce the release of Stacey Kent's 'Candid Moments'. This terrific CD features her most popular music including the soothing 'Hushabye Mountain' and other favorites such as 'What The World Needs Now Is Love' and 'The Boy Next Door'. This Album is in HQ - HighQualityCD.
RARE TREAT FOR GUITAR FANS AT THE LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL - Thursday 31 October, 2013 The London Jazz Festival this year is providing a rare treat for guitar enthusiasts. The young American NATE NAJAR is rapidly emerging as one of the world’s greatest exponents of jazz acoustic guitar following in a line created by Eddie Lang,Django Reinhardt,Antonio Carlos Jobim,Charlie Byrd,
Baden Powell ,Pat Metheny and Al Di Meola to name but some.
This likeable,determined young music raconteur is practically singlehandedly reintroducing the finger style,nylon string guitar technique to a new generation of music lovers. Nate channels the essence of the legendary Charlie Byrd with an expressive blend of phrasing,groove and rhythmic refrain,
delivering compositions informed with his passion for all music-from traditional jazz to blues,gospel and infectious Brazilian beats.
The Nate Najar Trio can be heard on
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16th : PIZZA EXPRESS ,MAIDSTONE
SUNDAY,NOVEMBER 17th : THE FORGE, LONDON NW1
His new CD” BLUES FOR NIGHT PEOPLE” is available on CANDID CCD 79992