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  • Elevator Man: An Interview with Lorenzo Feliciati

    Elevator Man: An Interview with Lorenzo Feliciati

    Like much of his music, Italian bassist and composer Lorenzo Feliciati’s new album, , blends his loves of jazz and rock together in an amazing and eclectic way. However, the new release has a decidedly prog-rock flavor that evokes the likes of King Crimson and Allan Holdsworth while remaining entirely fresh. That’s not an accident.... »

  • Lorenzo Feliciati Releases “Koi”

    Lorenzo Feliciati Releases “Koi”

    Progressive music fans take note: bassist Lorenzo Feliciati has released Koi, a 12-song concept album based on the life the river carp fish. Blending progressive rock and ambient soundscapes, the record features a host of guest musicians including Japan drummer Steve Jansen and King Crimson drummer Pat Mastelotto. “Traditional Chinese folktales tell the story of... »

  • Twinscapes: Master Class at Planet Live

    Twinscapes: Master Class at Planet Live

    Bassists Colin Edwin and Lorenzo Feliciati teamed up last year to release Twinscapes, an album that ranges from ambient drones to heavy grooving. Besides stellar musicianship, the record is tied together with clever uses of effects and techniques to create rich sonic atmospheres. The duo have now released footage of a master class in which... »

  • Colin Edwin and Lorenzo Feliciati Team Up for “Twinscapes”

    Colin Edwin and Lorenzo Feliciati Team Up for “Twinscapes”

    Italian jazz rock/nu-jazz bassist Lorenzo Feliciati (Naked Truth/Berserk!) and Australian progressive bassist Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree/Metallic Taste of Blood) have joined forces as a bass duo on . The bassists first connected at a London gig in early 2013, just as Edwin was thinking about creating a dual-bass project. The pair rehearsed for a few... »

  • Mumpbeak Releases Debut Featuring Tony Levin, Bill Laswell, Lorenzo Feliciati and Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz

    Mumpbeak Releases Debut Featuring Tony Levin, Bill Laswell, Lorenzo Feliciati and Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz

    When keyboardist Ray Powell set out to fill out his project band Mumpbeak, he went straight to the top of prog rock royalty. Mumpbeak’s features drummer Pat Mastelotto and a host of talented bassists: Bill Laswell, Tony Levin, Lorenzo Feliciati, and Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz. Described as “art by committee,” the project takes on shades of... »

  • Lorenzo Feliciati and Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari Release “Berserk!”

    Lorenzo Feliciati and Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari Release “Berserk!”

    Bassist Lorenzo Feliciati and vocalist Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari have teamed up to release Berserk!, an aptly titled album that defies labeling. The effort draws from nearly every musical style with elements of psychedelia, jazz, doom metal, electronica, opera, and more. Each song has an nearly schizophrenic feeling while remaining true to the tune’s musical core.... »

  • Lorenzo Feliciati Releases “Frequent Flyer”

    Lorenzo Feliciati Releases “Frequent Flyer”

    Described as “one of the best kept secrets on the European modern jazz scene,” Lorenzo Feliciati‘s influences cover a lot of ground, from jazz to prog-rock and funk. The bassist released his third solo album, Frequent Flyer. Feliciati’s band Naked Truth, which includes King Crimson drummer Pat Mastelotto, inspired Feliciati to explore Crimson’s music, and... »