Sergio Salvatore Always a Beginning

Always a Beginning
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  • Originally Released: 2004
  • Label: Concord Records

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JazzTimes - 9/96, pp.100-101
"...Sergio Salvatore executes complex jazz variations with the mature lyricism and certainty of someone decades beyond his years....Classical music had Amadeus Mozart; jazz has Sergio Salvatore. Rejoice!"


  • 1.Always a Beginning
  • 2.Revolving Door
  • 3.What Is This Thing Called Love?
  • 4.Moon River
  • 5.Darn That Dream
  • 6.Lullaby in Time
  • 7.The Pink Panther Theme
  • 8.Waltz
  • 9.Isn't It Romantic?
  • 10.After All
  • 11.A Note to Henry

Product Description:

Personnel: Sergio Salvatore (piano); John Patitucci (bass); Peter Erskine (drums).
Recorded at Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, California on January 15-17, 1996. Includes liner notes by Chuck Berg.
Personnel: Sergio Salvatore (piano); Peter Erskine (drums).
Audio Remixer: Bernie Kirsh.
Liner Note Author: Dr. Chuck Berg.
Recording information: Mad Hatter Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA (01/15/1996/01/17/1996).
Illustrator: Sergio Salvatore.
Photographer: Teri Bloom.
Arrangers: Luciano Salvatore; Sergio Salvatore.
Signed by GRP at a tender age in the early 1990s, young pianist Sergio Salvatore looked like he had a promising career ahead of him. Moving over to Concord for his third CD as a leader, he completed work on this trio date with bassist John Patitucci and drummer Peter Erskine a few weeks prior to celebrating his fifteenth birthday. He literally wails through a smoldering interpretation of the standard "What Is This Thing Called Love" and provides a nice solo spotlight for his drummer, offers a jaunty, inventive arrangement of Henry Mancini's "The Pink Panther" and a stunning pastoral setting of Rodgers & Hart's "Isn't It Romantic." Most of the album is devoted to originals written either by the pianist or his father and mentor, Luciano Salvatore; all of them are worth hearing. Always a Beginning remains his most impressive outing, and it has been far too long since Sergio Salvatore recorded a follow-up, aside from his 1997 CD for N2K. ~ Ken Dryden

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  • Sales Rank: 63,169
  • UPC: 013431470427
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