Mario Monterosso

Take It Away (CD)

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"Take It Away" is the most recent album from Memphis-based guitarist Mario Monterosso. The Italian-born songwriter showcases his formidable talent across these 12 tracks, blending elements of jazz, rockabilly, surf, and tango into the perfect soundtrack for a warm Summer evening. Standout track 'Midnight In Memphis' finds his frequent collaborator Tav Falco showing up to contribute spoken word vocals, marking the only non-instrumental track on the record. With "Take It Away," Monterosso crafts a sound that is familiar, yet completely authentic.

Track List:
1. The Ballad of Zorro
2. Dreaming Tomorrow
3. Apache
4. Far Away Love
5. Dancing in My Room
6. Midnight in Memphis
7. Without You
8. 40 Miles of Bad Road
9. Take Your Train
10. Alicia Drive
11. Maria Elena
12. Driving to California

Album release date is August 12th 2022
Mario Monterosso – guitars
Marco Carnemolla – upright bass
Dario Finocchiaro – acoustic piano, electric piano, organ
Francesco Bazzano – percussions
Angelo Puglisi – drums
Featuring:
Tav Falco on “Midnight in Memphis”
Chiara Navarra – acoustic piano on “Maria Elena”
Alberto Asero – vibraphone on “Far Away Love”
Marina La Placa – theremin on “Without You”
Francesco D’Agnolo – synth on “Take Your Train”
Recorded by Matteo Spinazzè Savaris at “Villa Angelina” – Trecastagni, Sicily, IT
Mixed by Matteo Spinazzè Savaris at “Howlin’ Studio” – Rome, IT
Mastered by Mitch Rackin – New York
Produced by Matteo Spinazzè Savaris and Mario Monterosso
Songs written by Mario Monterosso, except:
Apache by Jerry Lordan
Forty Miles of Bad Road by Duane Eddy & Al Casey
Maria Elena by Lorenzo Barcelaca
Photo by: Christine Setzer
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