From the experience as Aufgang – with Aymeric Westrich e Rami Khalifé – to the Murcof‘s supervision for “Not For Piano” (2007) and Carl Craig’s for “Idiosynkrasia” (2010), his knowledge and his skills can only grow further in time. From Luxembourg to Spain, where he lives, without forgetting Italy.
Witclub.net meets Francesco Tristano for an informal conversation about his past, his present and his future, greeting with one of his favourite tracks,
Barcelona-based Francesco Tristano is establishing himself as one of the most original and eclectic musicians of his generation.
Trained as a classical pianist and having recorded a number of classical albums, Francesco broke new ground with 'Not for piano', the album that launched the French label inFine in 2007, containing his compositions as well as acclaimed piano versions of Detroit techno classics of 'Strings of life' and 'The bells'. Francesco teamed up with Detroit's own Carl Craig for a remix of 'The melody', and, subsequently, project Versus (featuring symphony orchestra and Moritz von Oswald) as well as the legendary Innerzone Orchestra (as pianist, keyboardist and arranger).
'Idiosynkrasia', Francesco's latest album on iF, was recorded and mixed at planet-e communications Det..