Quotes


Kings of Clubs is a wonderful record, it makes me remember the beautiful nights at Flamingo¹s Club, in the sixties.
____(Brian Auger on “Kings of Clubs”)

Beppe Crovella goes straight for the heart.
____(John Kelman - All about jazz on "Pianovagando")

If you love Soft Machine and/or adventurous fusion (or jazz-rock or progressive contemporary jazz),you'll love "What's Rattlin'..." Essential delight! -
And look for Crovella's name in our next Jazz Station Poll for the best artists and releases of 2010.
____(Arnaldo Desouteiro - JAZZSTATION
on "What's Rattlin'On The Moon")

Crovella is a master of texture, melody and invention throughout.
____(Dave Sissons-Durch Progressive Rock Page
on "arti & mestieri - First Live in Japan").

"Tell Beppe that I'm very flattered and honoured for what he did"
____(Mike Ratledge)

I adore your solo musical concert in Tokyo…Your approach to music,confronting the piano,is magical,because you combine the lyrical structure with the jazz feeling in the appropriate dose…
____(Lefteris Dimitriou -Greece on "Solo Piano in Tokyo")

There are the individual performances of Beppe Crovella whose synth and mellotron work recalls the virtuoso intensity of Chick Correa
____(Pete Feenstra - Get Ready To Rock on
"arti & mestieri - First Live In Japan").

It's a meditation. This is a beautiful place. This is the Streets of Gold where everything is music.
It's a peaceful place on this rattlin'
moonscape.
Beppe abandons the rock, but embraces the roll. Many of thesesongs live as tone poems.
____(Billy Sheppard on What's Rattlin' On The Moon)

The spirit of 60's smokey clubs is kept alive by the italian grandmaster of the Hammond organ. These instrumentals are of Booker T and George Fams level
____(Robert Till /Music and Media Europe Top Music Radio Magazine on “Kings of Clubs”)

There’s an almost innocent simplicity to Crovella’s playing that avoids the head entirely, he aims for a more direct conduit to the emotions, goes straight for the heart. ____(John Kelman - All about jazz on "Pianovagando")

His sterling performances throughout this disc on Mellotron, organ, synths and piano add symphonic textures a plenty and he contributes lead lines and solos all over the place.
____(Dave Sissons - Dutch Progressive Rock Page
on "arti & mestieri - First Live in Japan").

What’s most remarkable about Pianovagando, in fact, is Crovella’s ability to pack so many musical styles and emotional resonances in an hour.
____(John Kelman - All about Jazz on "Pianovagando")

This is how Hammond should sound
____(Jim russ Keyboard Exchange International One of the most qualified Hammond Centre in the world On “Kings of Clubs”)

Still, despite the brevity of these miniatures, Crovella manages to make each one feel complete and self-contained, while joining together to create an evocative whole that’s truly greater than the sum of its parts.
____(john Kelman/All About Jazz on "Pianovagando")

“Kawasaki” features Crovella, who demonstrates a Keith Emerson-like classical pianism but without the navel-gazing self-indulgency.
____(Dave Sissons-Dutch Progressive Rock Page
on "arti & mestieri - First Live in Japan").

For those who enjoy music that targets the heart with honesty and complete directness, Pianovagando will be a tremendously satisfying listen.
____(john Kelman/All About Jazz on "Pianovagando")

Kawasaki is a breathtaking solo piano showcase for Crovella, and is delightful to listen to. Fans of Patrick Moraz¹s more recent solo piano works will love this.
____(Dave Sissons-Dutch Progressive Rock Page
on "arti & mestieri - First Live in Japan").

Keyboard wizard Beppe Crovella, played a large part in the 90¹s revival of progressive rock in Italy, producing and performing with many of the acts on the ‘Vinyl Magic’ new progressive label.
____(Dave Sissons - Dutch Progressive Rock Page)

His sterling performances throughout this disc on Mellotron, organ, synths and piano add symphonic textures a plenty and he contributes lead lines and solos all over the place.
____(Dave Sissons - Dutch Progressive Rock Page
on "arti & mestieri - First Live in Japan").

Come nei sogni le situazioni si fondono una nell'altra senza alcun confine, così questo meraviglioso omaggio di Beppe Crovella all'impareggiabile Mike Ratledge
____(Maurizio Comandini - All About Jazz on
"What's Rattlin' On The Moon"

There are the individual performances of Beppe Crovella whose synth and mellotron work recalls the virtuoso intensity of Chick Corea.
____(Pete Feenstra - Get Ready To Rock on
arti & mestieri - First Live In Japan).

A ceux-ci je réponds d’aller directement rencontrer le pianiste sur “Kawasaki” et de me dire si avec ça, il n’y a pas de quoi tomber amoureux tellement c’est beau de technique, d’inventivité et de sensibilité.
____(Music Waves)

“Kawasaki” es una pieza para improvisación al piano, interpretada por Beppe Crovella con una contundencia percusiva que me recuerda a Chick Corea and Keith Emerson
____(Enrique Farelo-TOMAJAZZ)

An album that will satisfy every Hammond lover, Really goos and enyojable
____(G. Susanna Fare Musica/italina musical magazine on “Kings of Clubs”)

Nice Grooves, Beppe
____(Chick Corea on “Kings of Clubs”)

I adore your solo musical concert in Tokyo…Your approach to music,confronting the piano,is magical,because you combine the lyrical structure with the jazz feeling in the appropriate dose…
____(Lefteris Dimitriou -Greece on "Solo Piano in Tokyo")

It¹s genial, great, The Hammond Sound is an anthology of the best sounds I know. Very good musicians.
Bravo!!!
___(Alain Magenot Keyboard Magazine/France on “Kings of Clubs”

” Beppe Crovella juega con una contundencia percusiva que me recuerda a Chick Corea and Keith Emerson
____(Enrique Farelo - Toma Jazz)

It¹s good to discover someone else playing the Hammond organ, I like the grooves of the CD
very much
____(Barbara Dennerlein/Top german Hammond player, on “Kings of Clubs”)


The spirit of 60's smokey clubs is kept alive by the italian grandmaster of the Hammond organ. These instuinstrumentals are of Booker T and George Fams level
____(Robert Till /Music and Media Europe Top Music Radio Magazine on “Kings of Clubs”)

Beppe is a master of the Hammond Organ, like Jimmy Smith, Lee Michaels andBrian Auger ( Dae Junk Kang Label Manager/ Corea on “Kings of Clubs”

Crovella è tutto solo al comando delle operazioni, circondato dalle sue tastiere vintage, analogiche e fortemente espressive, cariche di pathos, cariche di quel tipo di emozioni che si riconoscono subito come emozioni vere, vissute in prima persona e non di seconda mano.
____Maurizio Comandini - All About Jazz
su "What's Rattlin' On the Moon")

It¹s genial, great, The Hammond Sound is an anthology of the best sounds I know. Very good musicians.
Bravo!!!
____(Alain Magenot Keyboard Magazine/France on “Kings of Clubs”

This is how Hammond should sound
____(jim russ Keyboard Exchange International One of the most qualified Hammond Centre in the world On “Kings of Clubs”)

The organ sounds great
____(Al Goff Hammons Centre Specialist on “Kings of Clubs”)

It¹s good to discover someone else playing the Hammond organ, I like the grooves of the Cd very much
____(Barbara Dennerlein/Top german Hammond player, on “Kings of Clubs”)

I admit I like what you're doing, but it doesn't mean it's enough, make more and more creations, don't ever stop and ...don't ever forget people who're suffering and..: don't ever forget love!
____(Beppe Crovella's "autoquote")