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Peter Mazza
Through My Eyes

[ Catalogue number : LSR01 ]

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This album is comprised of completely new views for music with the boldly adapted steel string acoustic guitar that is compelling, knocking the stereotypical image of Jazz off. By the hands of the producer Matt Smith, guitar sound specialist, and Peter Mazza's sophisticated musical knowledge incorporating unconventional overdubs of multiple electric guitars and effectors use has successfully let this album define as not only a Jazz album but also a guitar album. For its diversity created by Peter's top-notch guitar technique and the young supporting musicians, this album will certainly attract even the non-Jazz fanatics.

複数のエレクトリックギターのオーバーダビングやエフェクターの使用法など、一般的にジャズミュージシャンが避けててきた数々の手法は ギターサウンンドのスペシャリスト、Matt Smithをプロデューサーに 迎えたこととPeter Mazzaの洗練された音楽センスによってこのアルバムをジャズアルバムのみならず上質のギターアルバムとしても確立させています。ハイレベルのギターテクニックがニューヨークの若手トップクラスのサポートミュージシャン達にがっちり支えられ、その多様な音楽性はジャズに興味のない人達にとってもジャズを聞いてみようと思うきっかけになることでしょう。


Peter Mazza is a remarkably accomplished jazz guitarist and composer from New York City. Peter is recognized for his passionate and poignant interpretations of the most complex jazz standards. Blending clean and fluent lines with colorful and inventive chord voicings, he creates lush solo guitar pieces as well as imaginative ensemble arrangements. Born and raised in New York City, he was encouraged to pursue his interest in music by his father, an accomplished jazz pianist. Having graduated from the distinguished Manhattan School of Music, he has been playing and teaching for more than 10 years. Peter went on to gain acceptance from the prestigious Thelonius Monk Jazz Guitar Competition when he was ranked semifinalist by a panel of renowned guitarists. The debut release "Through My Eyes" is an invitation into Peter's world filled with rich jazz vocabulary along with his beautiful guitar sounds.

The debut release "Through My Eyes" is an invitation into Peter’s world filled with rich jazz vocabulary along with his beautiful guitar sounds.

ピーター・マッザ、ニューヨーク出身のギターリスト、作曲家。スタイリッシュな楽曲に乗せたメロディアスで詩的な情感のエレクトリックギター演奏に加え、多彩な変則チューニングにセットされたアコースティックギターがトレードマーク。幼少の頃からの父親の勧めやニューヨークでも影響力ある有名アーティストに囲まれた環境の中で彼は確固たる音楽性とスタイルを確立する。ピーターの音楽活動はセロニアスモンクジャズギターコンペティションでセミファイナリスト(決勝進出者9人)の実績に加え、多くのギターマスター達からも高く評価されている。このデビューリリース“Through My Eyes”は新鮮なギター演奏に美しくリッチなジャズボキャブラリーに溢れるマッザ・ワールドへの招待状といえる。


Peter Mazza: Electric, Acoustic and Baritone Guitar
Bill Campbell: Drums
Matt Penman: Acoustic Bass
Will Vinson: Alto, Soprano Sax


Produced by Matt Smith
Co-Produced by Peter Mazza And Atsuo Nitta (Saphaia Productions)


01  Burned
02  Close To My Heart
03  Testa Rossa
04  Goodbye
05  Alphabet City
06  My Funny Valentine
07  On Green Dolphin Street
08  Shangri-la
09  Dreaming Of Open Spaces
10  Alone with You

All Songs are arranged/written by Peter Mazza (ASCAP) except My Funny Valentine written by Rodgers/Hart and On Green Dolphin Street written by Kaper/Washington