Fabrizio Paterlini is one of those artists whose music became part of my life. I’ve been asking myself lately when I first discovered his piano art, and I was quite surprised that it must have been in 2010 – only three years ago. It feels much longer though. It feels like forever.
Fabrizio has always been a great pianist. So using the old phrase that he has developed as an artist seems empty to me, because I do like his older albums as much as I love his upcoming release ‘Now’ which will be available from April 22nd and is already on #10 of the Bandcamp charts – just through the preorders of the digital and digipack editions that started today.
With ‘Now’ Fabrizio sheds the light on new territories of his ongoing creativity, allowing string works to enrich his piano compositions once again. Plus, he is partnering with British composer Davide Costa aka London-DC – another of my favourite artists, as longtime readers of this humble little tumblr will know. And it’s not simply a checking of position for Fabrizio Paterlini, it is also an attempt to be in the ‘Now’, a state of mind of absolute acceptance of reality, a ‘flow’ that results from merging with the present moment. In that sense, ‘Now’ is the strongest statement by the Italian composer so far. And a rock to look into the future.
Erased Tapes, Serein, Fluid Audio, and whoever is in the business of releasing the finest artist in new-classical music: wake up!