"Rituals" decant the artist's love for jazz overseas, witnessed by the presence of large American guest list including Greg Osby, Michael Pinto and crooner Jose 'James, and for the European attended by Till Bronner, Timo Lassy and Teppo Makkinen.As with the previous year, this new disc and 'the fruit of a work that looks with admiration to the jazz of the sixties, but confirms once again the successful meeting between tradition and modernity' musical, which has always characterized the production of Nicola Conte , One of the best Italian jazz artists' estimated abroad.To compose the group of instrumentalists who study in order Nicola Conte are Fabrizio Bosso, Gianluca Petrella, Gaetano Partipilo, Daniele Scannapieco, Lorenzo Tucci, Pietro Ciancaglini, Pietro Lussu, Sandro and Dario Deidda, Mario Corvina and John Amato. It is also important to notice the presence of female voices like Kim Sanders, Chiara Civello and Alice Ricciardi. "Rituals" also marks a major step in the growth of artistic Nicola Conte, who also signed the text on the disc, drawing a few literary references to him dear, such as in "Like Leaves In The Wind", first single extract from 'album, inspired by some poems by Dylan Thomas. An complete disc, "Rituals", expressing in music the artist's many passions Bari, as the auteur cinema, soundtracks, the romantic and existentialist literature, Brazil and jazz, drawing a profile of great aesthetic taste and artistic, and everything Italian.
(text from Hefiorels eclectic music)