Piero Umiliani, Today's Sound  
Piero Umiliani
Today's Sound
ITA 2xLP 
Label: Schema Easy Series
Reissue
Release Year: 1973
Style: Library & Exotica
 
  Tracks  
  A1 Open Space
A2 Green Valley
A3 Caretera Panamericana
A4 Goodmorning Sun
A5 To-Day's Sound
A6 Free Dimension
B1 Truck Driver
B2 Blue Lagoon
B3 Wanderer
B4 Lady Magnolia
B5 Pretty
C1 Railroad
C2 Country Town
C3 Bus Stop
C4 Cotton Road
C5 Nocturne
D1 Exploration
D2 Tropical River
D3 Coast To Coast
D4 Safari Club
D5 Music On The Road
 
  Originally released as a double album and conceived as a collection of episodes destined to various tv sonorizations, "To-day's sound" has quickly become one of the most popular works by Piero Umiliani and it certainly is one of the best ones composed in his career. Umiliani, here on the job with Moog, Hammond and keyboards, is accompanied by a good group of excellent and talented jazz players, like Franco D'Andrea and Giovanni Tommaso (both in the Perigeo group), trumpet player Oscar Valdambrini, guitar player Silvano Chimenti from I Grès group, percussionist Ciro Cicco and many others.

With the original intent to offer radically different styles and atmospheres, in order to promote the use of the tracks in movies and tv series - in fact, the the psycho-funk "Open space" was used for the opening credits of the movie "Baba Yaga" - "To-day's sound" is the perfect example of Umiliani's incredible and varied talent, capable of mastering diverse genres and sounds without losing his personal touch. As stated on the cover: "Rock, rhythm and blues, beat, underground, country, pop", we can also add electronic music and funk, in order to complete a sound palette that only very few other composers had. It is hard to pick the best track in a record (a double album to be specific ) so rich of gems, from the title track to "Caretera panamericana" (with "virtuoso" Moog improvisations ), to "Bus stop" and "Music on the road" , to end with the wonderful soul of "Green valley": it is better to enjoy Umiliani at his best!

Musicians
Music and arrangements: Piero Umiliani, Marcello Boschi: flute, Mario Midana, Dino Piana, Biagio Marullo: trombones, Antonello Vanucchi: organ Hammond, Franco D'Andrea: piano, clavicord, Silvano Chimenti, Sergio Coppotelli: guitars, Maurizio Majorana: electric bass, Oscar Valdambrini, Al Corvin, Marino di Fulvio: trumpets, Carlo Zoffoli: vibraphone, marimba, Sergio Carnini: organ lowrey, Piero Umiliani: moog, pianofender, Mexican marimba, Giovanni Tommaso: bass, Enzo Restuccia, Gegè Munari, Cico Ciro: percussions, Francesco Melloni: mastering, Claudio Baudassi: sound engineer

Liner notes written by Stefano Gilardino, English translation by Elisabetta Umiliani
 
      Wish List  
  Price: CHF 35.00   Currently not on stock!
Please check back later or call us for more information:
+41 (0)43 322 02 04
 
  Releases of the same artist  
  Piero Umiliani, Svezia, Inferno e Paradiso - O.S.T.  
Piero Umiliani
Svezia, Inferno e Paradiso - O.S.T.
[Easy Tempo]
ITA 2xLP  Wish List
CHF 30.00 Add To Cart
 
  Piero Umiliani, Percussioni Ed Effetti Speciali (2LP+CD)  
Piero Umiliani
Percussioni Ed Effetti Speciali (2LP+CD)
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 2xLP  Wish List
CHF 37.00 Add To Cart
 
  Piero Umiliani, Grazie!  
Piero Umiliani
Grazie!
[Nature Sounds]
ITA 2xLP  Wish List
CHF 35.00 Restocking!
 
  Piero Umiliani, Angeli Bianchi... Angeli Neri - O.S.T.  
Piero Umiliani
Angeli Bianchi... Angeli Neri - O.S.T.
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 32.00 Add To Cart
 
  Piero Umiliani & I Suoi Oscillatori, Il Mondo Dei Romani  
Piero Umiliani & I Suoi Oscillatori
Il Mondo Dei Romani
[We Release Whatever The Fuck We ]
SUI 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 24.00 Add To Cart
 
  Piero Umiliani, Svezia, Inferno e Paradiso - O.S.T.  
Piero Umiliani
Svezia, Inferno e Paradiso - O.S.T.
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 28.00 Restocking!
 
  Piero Umiliani, Psichedelica (LP & CD)  
Piero Umiliani
Psichedelica (LP & CD)
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 32.00 Restocking!
 
  Piero Umiliani, La Ragazza dalla Pelle di Luna (LP+CD)  
Piero Umiliani
La Ragazza dalla Pelle di Luna (LP+CD)
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 32.00 Restocking!
 
  Piero Umiliani, Questo Sporco Mondo Meraviglioso (LP+CD)  
Piero Umiliani
Questo Sporco Mondo Meraviglioso (LP+CD)
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 32.00 Restocking!
 
  Releases of the same label  
  Alex Puddu, In The Eye Of The Cat (LP+CD)  
Alex Puddu
In The Eye Of The Cat (LP+CD)
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 32.00 Add To Cart
 
  Blue Marvin Orchestra, Codice D'Amore Orientale - OST  
Blue Marvin Orchestra
Codice D'Amore Orientale - OST
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 32.00 Add To Cart
 
  Brugnolini - Torossi, Musica Per Commenti Sonori (LP+CD)  
Brugnolini - Torossi
Musica Per Commenti Sonori (LP+CD)
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 30.00 Restocking!
 
  Dicky Oliver, Dicky Oliver (LP & CD)  
Dicky Oliver
Dicky Oliver (LP & CD)
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 29.00 Add To Cart
 
  Jay Richford & Gary Stevan, Feelings (LP+CD)  
Jay Richford & Gary Stevan
Feelings (LP+CD)
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 32.00 Add To Cart
 
  Lelio Luttazzi, I Miei Stati D'animo (LP+CD)  
Lelio Luttazzi
I Miei Stati D'animo (LP+CD)
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 30.00 Add To Cart
 
  Lesiman, Here & Now Vol. 1  
Lesiman
Here & Now Vol. 1
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 33.00 Add To Cart
 
  Lesiman, Here & Now Vol. 2  
Lesiman
Here & Now Vol. 2
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 33.00 Add To Cart
 
  Luciano Michelini E La Sua Orchestra, La Conquista Di Luna (LP+CD)  
Luciano Michelini E La Sua Orchestra
La Conquista Di Luna (LP+CD)
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 30.00 Restocking!
 
  Rocchi - Chiarosi - Fabor, Dramatest (LP+CD)  
Rocchi - Chiarosi - Fabor
Dramatest (LP+CD)
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 30.00 Add To Cart
 
  The Braen's Machine, Temi Ritmici e Dinamici (LP+CD)  
The Braen's Machine
Temi Ritmici e Dinamici (LP+CD)
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 32.00 Add To Cart
 
  The Group, The Feed-Back (LP & CD)  
The Group
The Feed-Back (LP & CD)
[Schema Easy Series]
ITA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 35.00 Add To Cart
 
Move D & Justin Carter
To The Disco 77 (Live Rework) / Leaves
[Electric Minds]
Arp Frique
Nos Magia
[Rush Hour]
Conga Square
Secada Mondatta
[Palto Flats]
Cultural Roots
No Fish Head
[King Tubby's Dubplate]
Dawit & Dolo
Rise
[Future Times]
Dexter Wansel
Life On Mars
[Philadelphia International]
Dr. Mary Sullivan Bain
Do You Know Black History
[Backatcha]
Jonti
Tokorats
[Stones Throw]
Jun Fukamachi
Nicole (86 Spring And Summer Collection - Instrumental Images)
[We Release Whatever The Fuck We ]
Kingdom Of Kaffa
K'ut'iri (pink transparent version)
[That's Why Records]
Kingsley Bucknor
Just U And Me
[Left Ear Records]
Little Movies
The Little Movies Long Play
[Wah Wah Wino]
Masta Ace
Son Of Yvonne (Remix Album)
[vinyldigital]
Michel Banabila
Trespassing / Marilli
[Séance Centre]
Mushi & Lakansyel
Koté Ou?
[Granit]
Ozo
Anambra
[Isle Of Jura]
Palta
Universal
[Melody As Truth]
Roots
It's A Hit
[Don 1]
V/A
Duomo Sounds Ltd: Nigerian 80s Disco Music To Move Your Soul
[Livingston Studio]
V/A
La Contra Ola
[Bongo Joe]
V/A
Pantsula! (The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa, 1988-1990)
[Rush Hour]
V/A
Tokyo Nights: Female J-Pop Boogie Funk - 1981 To 1988
[Cultures Of Soul]
  1. Elephant Chateau
Dreamings
 
  2. Elephant Chateau
Offshore Drilling
 
  3. Berlin Lama
Ego
 
  4. Kingdom Of Kaffa
K'ut'iri
 
  5. Yasuaki Shimizu
Kakashi
 
  6. Dr. Mary Sullivan Bain
Do You Know Black History
 
  7. Kingdom Of Kaffa
Ch'ibich'eba (blue version)
 
  8. Saba
Bucket List Project
 
  9. Wu-Tang Clan
The Saga Continues
 
  10. Allan Kingdom
Lines