JazzTimes (6/95, p.103) - "...The charts...are propelled by smart design rather than by raw power....GUEST confirms the healthy state of slightly adventurous mainstream jazz orchestra music in southern Europe..."
European Music Orchestra: Claudio Fasoli (conductor, soprano & tenor saxophones), Guido Bombardieri, Rosarita Crisafi, Marco Strano, Nicolas Granelli, Maurizio Camardi (saxophones), Kenny Wheeler, Maurizio Scomparin, Andrea Bellotti, Yllich Fenzi, (trumpet, flugelhorn), Gianluca Carollo (trumpet, flugelhorn, vibraphone), Toni Costantini, Alessandro Azzolini, Stefano Giuliani (trombone), Moreno Milanetto (bass trombone), Andrea Dainese (flute), Sergio Pietruschi, Paolo Birro (piano), Ermanno M. Signorelli (guitar), Stefano Lionello (acoustic bass), Aldo Romano, Enzo Carpentieri (drums), Luca Palmarin (percussion).
Recorded at FARM Digital Recording Studio, Cessalto, Italy in January and February, 1994.
All songs written by members of European Music Orchestra except "Horizons" and "Horn Salut" (Manfred Schoof).
Personnel: Ermanno Maria Signorelli (electric guitar); Andrea Dainese (flute); Guido Bombardieri (soprano saxophone, alto saxophone); Claudio Fasoli (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Rosarita Crisafi (alto saxophone); Nicolas Granelli, Marco Strano (tenor saxophone); Maurizio Camardi (baritone saxophone); Gianluca Carollo (trumpet, flugelhorn, vibraphone); Andrea Bellotti, Yllich Fenzi, Maurizio Scomparin, Kenny Wheeler (trumpet, flugelhorn); Moreno Milanetto (trombone, bass trombone); Stefano Giuliani, Toni Costantini, Alessandro Azzolini (trombone); Paolo Birro (piano); Enzo Carpentieri, Aldo Romano (drums); Luca Palmarin (percussion).
Recording information: FARM Digital Recordin Studio, Cessalto, Italy (01/30/1994/01/03/1994).
Photographers: Pino Ninfa; Roberto Soave.
Arrangers: Bruno Tommaso; Kenny Wheeler; Manfred Schoof.