The Third Man (album)

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The Third Man
The Third Man (album).jpg
Studio album by Enrico Rava and Stefano Bollani
Released October 10, 2007
Recorded November 2006
Auditorio Radio Svizzera, Lugano
Genre Jazz
Length 72:02
Label ECM
ECM 2020
Producer Manfred Eicher
Enrico Rava chronology
The Words and the Days
(2005)The Words and the Days2005
The Third Man
(2006)
New York Days
(2009)New York Days2009

The Third Man is an album by Italian jazz trumpeter and composer Enrico Rava and pianist Stefano Bollani recorded in Switzerland in 2006 and released on the ECM label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4 stars stating "The Third Man is a brilliant collaboration and a beautifully accessible as well as adventurous offering".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Enrico Rava except as indicated
  1. "Estate" (Bruno Brighetti, Bruno Martino) - 8:39
  2. "The Third Man" (Stefano Bollani, Enrico Rava) - 5:10
  3. "Sun Bay" - 4:35
  4. "Retrato Em Branco y Preto" (Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 7:46
  5. "Birth of a Butterfly" - 7:28
  6. "Cumpari" - 4:51
  7. "Sweet Light" - 6:11
  8. "Santa Teresa" (Bollani) - 4:48
  9. "Felipe" (Moacir Santos) - 5:10
  10. "In Search of Titina" - 4:27
  11. "Retrato Em Branco y Preto, Var." (Jobim) - 7:42
  12. "Birth of a Butterfly, Var." - 5:15

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed October 26, 2011
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed October 26, 2011