“I’m not a star. I’ll never be a Frank Sinatra or Elvis Presley or a Ray Charles. I’m just an imitator, man. I’m doing a very bad imitation on the bass of Jerry Jemmott, Bernard Odum, Jimmy Fielder, Jimmy Blanton, Igor Stravinsky, Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane, James Brown, Charlie Parker… the cats, man. I’m just backing up the cats” Jaco Pastorius

   “I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.”Tom Waits

      "There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats. Albert Schweitzer

      “In my music, I’m trying to play the truth of what I am. The reason it’s difficult is because I’m changing all the time.” Charles Mingus

      “Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.” Frank Zappa

      “I often wonder? What did Coltrane think of James Brown?” Steve Coleman

      “And I know I'm paranoid and neurotic, I've made a career out of it.” Thom Yorke

      "One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” Bob Marley



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    "Flavio Perrella and his fellow musicians demonstrate a care for sound and nuance and together produce music which is emotionally rich and inviting"

     Larry Grenadier 




“An atmospheric  music”.This album will delight the lovers of  all musical styles.          Immersive and generous!

                                             Paris Move                                                                                 Les chroniques 

                                                                                                                                                 de Hiko  

      A perfect union betweeen poetry, joy and energy                                                                               

                                                       Les latins de jazz                                                The trio keeps our attention by humor 

                                                                                                                                 and lightness. It’s an elegant and refined 

                                                                                                                                          way to play.

A fine research and a desire for evident adventure....                                          Paperblog

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