Tag: Paolo Angeli

The Best Jazz & Noise of 2016…?

Top ten lists. Aren’t they awful? Always incomplete. Always missing your favourite album. Well, this is aJazzNoise’s (my) top ten albums – that I’ve listened to – in 2016. It won’t be your top ten. And if I’d heard all the great music you have then maybe it would look very different. But I haven’t…




Piccola Orchestra Gagarin – Vostok

Sasha Agranov (cello, voice) Paolo Angeli (prepared Sardinian guitar, voice) Oriol Roca (drums, percussion, objects) Mandla Maseko Krutitsa vertitsa shar goluboy Dum Kalthoum Llama Canço sense lletra Piaghesa Canço de bressol Crater Malaria Himne Laika come home Duck and cover (39.38) Dry Town Studios, Barcelona, 9th February 2016 Whatabout Music WAJ 030 AnMa Productions RER…




Piccola Orchestra Gagarin at ArtTe – 29th July ’15

Paolo Angeli (Sardinian prepared guitar) Sasha Agranov (cello) Oriol Roca (drums, percussion) Piccola Orchestra Gagarin are a peculiar outfit. An Italian-Russian-Catalan trio with unusual instrumentation, pairing a cello with a guitar that has been practically turned into a cello (on steroids) plus an agile and inventive percussive approach that goes beyond the simple drumkit. As…