Isokhronos

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Support the recording of their ISOKHRONOS recording, an album by Antonello Salis and Jérôme Casalonga

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"It was a day in a time in 1996 when I heard a voice, a musical stroke, a tone of luminosity and style that immediately touched me. Antonello Salis !

 

Later on he came to play at the"Jazz in Calvi" festival and all the merry troupe stayed on my invitation at our Casa Musicale in Pigna. It was my first meeting with Salis. Many years later, in 2014 exactly, we were on stage together to create the show "7 modi", directed by Stefano Cocco Cantini. His relationship to sound, musical effervescence, instant imaginative creation and complicity fascinated me.

 

Antonio told me "facciamo qualcosa insieme noi due". I took it at the word and the idea of ​​a duet between this great and singular pianist accordionist improviser and my musical landscape enchanted me. We decided then to create a repertoire between creative improvisations, some pieces of my composition and the reinterpretation of traditional Corsican songs.

 

The paths of an unknown music that then becomes common and isochronic, as if our memories and our sources were part of the same story and the same time! The single body of a child on the edge of an island, barefoot on the ground, watching the sea dreaming of the journey". 

 

Jérôme Casalonga

 

 

Great Sardinian accordionist and pianist Antonello Salis and singer, instrumentalist and composer Jérôme Casalonga have decided to do a duet in which they will mix their musical landscapes, between creative improvisations, tracks composed by Jérôme Casalonga and new interpretations of traditional Corsican songs. 

 

A creative meeting of two vibrant musicians, walking together into the unknown towards a joint and isochronous music.

 

 

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Based in Pigna, a little Corsican village and cultural hub in the Northwest of the wild and mysterious “Island of Beauty”, Jérome Casalonga is a composer, singer and instrumentalist. Founder of the Casa Musicale (www.casa-musicale.org), a legendary cradle of creation and artistic exchange, and eclectic music label Casa Editions (www.casa-editions.com), Jérôme performs with his ensembles (Zamballarana, A Cumpagnia, Duo Comparte, Baïna Project) and various musicians and bands such as André Jaume, Jean-Christophe Spinozi, Taraf de Haïdouks, Jacky Micaelli, Amina Alaoui. He composed and wrote for his bands more than 150 songs and recorded around thirty albums. 

 

 

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Self-taught musician Antonello Salis has played accordion since the age of seven and later also learned how to play the piano. Member of the Nuovo Quartetto, the PAF trio and the Art Ensemble of Chicago, nominated Djangodor in 2005, Salis has made music with almost all the star jazz players: Paolo Fresu, Marcel Azzola, Richard Galliano, Gianluca Petrel, Joey Baron, Don Cherry, Pat Metheny, Cecil Taylor... and composed the music for Conte d'automne (1998) and Play Your Own Thing: A Story of Jazz in Europe (2006). 

 

 

The collaboration of Sardinian accordionist and pianist Antonello Salis and Corsican singer and instrumentalist Jérôme Casalonga promotes the meeting of two heritages: jazz and traditional music.

 

 

The result of the residency will see the production of a 14 track album recorded and mixed at Pigna auditorium and studio (Corsica) that will be launched in June 2018 and followed by a tour in major national and international festivals and showcases from summer 2018.

 

To keep up with the artists:

https://www.facebook.com/Antonello-Salis-455288424547092/

https://www.facebook.com/people/Jérôme-Casalonga/100010646265317

 

Videos on line:

Antonello Salis and Jérôme Casalonga are going to record their first duo album together. In the meantime, get a sneak peek at a few videos of them on stage.

 

 

 

Antonello Salis - noi, servitori della musica:

 

 

Stefano Bollani & Antonello Salis duo Ravenna Jazz:

 

 

Jérôme Casalonga with A Cumpagnia band:

 

 

Jérôme Casalonga with Zamballarana band:

 

 

 

Allocation of funds

The budget will cover part of the following costs:

 

- Disc editing, coding, mastering: 1400 €

- CD pressing (including booklet) / 1000 items: 2000 €

 

Other costs related to the production of the album including the recording studio, accommodation, transportation, artist fees and graphic design are covered by Casa Editions, the music label founded by Jérôme Casalonga. In case the crowdfunding campaign exceeds the requested amount, Casa Editions will use the additional budget to cover part of these budget lines and develop new projects of albums.

 

Casa Editions will receive and manage 100 % of the contribution funding.

 

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For €15 and more

Thank you for your precious support! We offer you 1 signed album for free.

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For €25 and more

Thank you for your precious support! We offer you 1 album and 1 free entrance ticket at the launching concert in Pigna, Corsica

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For €50 and more

Thank you for your precious support! We offer you 2 albums and 2 free entrance tickets at the launching concert in Pigna, Corsica.

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For €75 and more

Thank you for your precious support! We offer you 1 album and 1 full-course meal (lunch or dinner) at the Casa Musicale in Pigna, Corsica. http://www.casa-musicale.org/frameset.php?page=/le-restaurant.html

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For €100 and more

Thank you for your precious support! We offer you 1 album, 1 invitation at the launching concert and 1 night in single room at the Casa Musicale in Pigna, Corsica (depending on the hotel availability - offer valid in 2018). http://www.casa-musicale.org

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For €150 and more

Thank you for your precious support! We offer you 2 albums and 2 full-course meals (lunch or dinner) at the Casa Musicale in Pigna, Corsica. http://www.casa-musicale.org/frameset.php?page=/le-restaurant.html

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For €200 and more

Thank you for your precious support! We offer you 2 albums, 2 invitations at the launching concert and 1 night in double room at the Casa Musicale in Pigna, Corsica (depending on the hotel availability - offer valid in 2018) http://www.casa-musicale.org/frameset.php?page=/le-restaurant.html

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