Max Ionata - sax
Dado Moroni - piano and doublebass
VVJ 096 - Prodotto da Via Veneto Jazz e Jando Music
After their Ellington tribute record, Dado Moroni and Max Ionata are back together again in a projectdedicated to another music icon: the legendary and incomparable Stevie Wonder (who, by nocoincidence, wrote a tribute song "Sir Duke" for Ellington and musicians who influenced his work).
Considered one of the most prominent artists in the history of black music, Stevie Wonder built thefoundation for the evolution of soul and R&B, thanks to his personal style, resulting from an infusionof pop, funk, reggae and jazz. With jazz as their starting point, Dado and Max embark on anexplorative quest of the "wonderful" Stevie, playing his best-loved, international hit songs in aninnovative and distinctive style. Produced by Jando Music, in collaboration with Via Veneto Jazz, thealbum retraces the stages of his formidable artistic career: from the enormous success of Songs In TheKey of Life to the enchanting melodic effusiveness of Hotter than July - in a crescendo of sensationswith intriguing interplay between Moroni’s piano and double bass and Ionata’s sax - emotionallyarousing listeners by melodically memorable rhythms with everlasting popularity.
Tracklist of "Two for Stevie": 11 Tracks
03 Isn’t She Lovely (Stevie Wonder)
04 I Wish (Stevie Wonder)
05 Chan’s Song (Herbie Hancock - Stevie Wonder)
06 Love’s In Need Of Love Today (Stevie Wonder)
07 Have A Talk With God (Stevie Wonder)
08 Send One Your Love (Stevie Wonder)
09 You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevie Wonder)
10 The Secret Life Of Plants (Stevie Wonder)
11 Ribbon In The Sky (Stevie Wonder)