ARTI E MESTIERI — Tilt: Immagini per un orecchio (review)

ARTI E MESTIERI — Tilt: Immagini per un orecchio album cover Album · 1974 · Jazz Related Rock Buy this album from MMA partners
5/5 ·
Warthur
Like their Cramps label-mates Area, Arti e Mestieri are a Zappa-influenced Italian fusion group, but they distinguish themselves from the other band by having less influence from avant-garde rock and chamber music and more influence from sources such as the early Mahavishnu Orchestra albums. Tilt is an electrifying fusion masterpiece played at breakneck pace by the band, with exceptional musicianship displayed throughout - Giovanni Vigliar's violin playing being, to my mind, a particular highlight. Composed and performed with amazing confidence for a debut album, Tilt is a fusion classic which sets the band apart from the rest of the Italian progressive rock scene of the era.
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