The album "Just Get Lost" was recorded at Jambona Lab in Cascina, Italy, by engineer Antonio Castiello. On board are some of the most important musicians of the Tuscan Jazz scene, Silvia Bolognesi (double bass), Andrea Melani (drums), Piergiorgo Pirro (piano), Tony Cattano (trombone) and others.
The style of music is a mix of vocal-based jazzy blues, Jazz-tinged singer/songwriter and velvety, Jazz-influenced blues.
The 12 songs on the album show musical influences of the different countries and cultures Anjù has lived in and talk about love, life and coming to terms with it all. Songs like “There´s Always Gonna Be Somebody“ bring to mind German influences like Kurt Weill. “Mmmh-Mmh, Mmh-mmh“, “Just Get Lost“ or “What Would I Give” are heavily influenced by her years spent in the USA with their rather bluesy, jazzy but also folksy flair. Her 10 years in Italy opened her up to more “Latin” rhythms like Bossa Nova and the Tango in songs like “Monì” or “When The Sun Comes Up I´m Gone“ and an afternoon in rainy England resulted in the beautiful and melancholic Jazz ballad “English Afternoon“.
released 29 August 2014
All songs by Anjù
Produced by Anjù
Recorded, mixed and mastered at Jambona Lab, Cascina, Italy
by Antonio Castiello (jambonalab.blogspot.it
Anjù: vocals and classical guitar (tracks 5, 6, 10)
Silvia Bolognesi: double bass
Andrea Melani: drums and percussion
Piergiorgio Pirro: piano
Davide L’Abbate: classical and acoustic guitar (tracks 4, 7, 11)
Tony Cattano: trombone
Andrea Beninati: cello
Beppe Scardino: bass clarinet, alt saxophone
S. Bolognesi, A. Castiello, Anjù: background vocals (track 6)
Photography by Oliver Weigel (www.weigelfotografie.de
Design by Stephanie Casey (www.beetroot.co.nz
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