Corto.Alto - Jamboree Jazz

Lliam Shortall trombon, Mateusz Sobieski tenor sax, Harry Weir tenor sax, James Mackay guitar, Fergus McCreadie keyboards, Lucca Pisanu bass and Graham Costello drums.

Among the new sensations of the most dynamic scene in Great Britain, there are the youngsters of Corto.Alto, a collection from Glasgow that for a year has published a single, both new music, every three months. The record series is named ‘Live from 435’ and has comptat with the collaboration of Soweto Kinch, present at Mas i Mas’23. Leading this project is the multi-instrumentalist, composer and plastic artist Liam Shortall, a musician who since he was 16 years old has been a trombonist, guitarist and producer. Shorthall has collaborated with Scottish artists such as Graham Costello, the National Jazz Orchestra of Scotland, Tom McGuire & The Brassholes and AKU! A Corto.Alto works with musicians of different tendencies and origins for such trobar, he assures, an original sound in the field of jazz and beyond. The result is fast-paced music, with elements of jazz, funk, soul, drum’n’bass and other genres; an “incendiary” band, according to colleagues from the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, “formed by talented musicians,” afegeixen, and both “the best of the vibrant Glasgow jazz scene.” An authentic revelation faces the final stretch of Mas i Mas’23.


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