music:LX and CAM Jazz present WiFi CaBel, a new project from bassist Pol Belardi and drummer Paul Wiltgen, alongside guitarist Federico Casagrande and pianist/keyboardist Claudio Filippini, all players with recording histories of their own, but happy to submerge identities in a group situation.
This new quartet will release their debut album Unplugged on the 24th of April on the Italian label CAM Jazz!
Unplugged consists of ten, tightly organised original compositions, with writing credits for all four members. Immaculately recorded, the group sound is sophisticated but warm, and without any of the superficial glitter that sometimes afflicts projects like this. It has the immediacy and presence of an unplugged session, but still allows amplification and effects to widen and deepen the sonics.
“This Unplugged has plenty of electricity, in both senses, and the title is largely a pun on the band name. WiFi CaBel is a group.. One definitely larger and more distinctive than the sum of its parts. There’s a palpable sense of closeness, understanding and empathy, common purpose on all these tracks. Plug in your headphones and enjoy some of the best European music around...” - Brian Morton