Gallery and Legacy

and the giants recorded in the studio

Milan, 1974 • Giancarlo Barigozzi founded “Studio Barigozzi” inside a very old workshop • A highly talented musician, after years of a global music career, Giancarlo decided to venture into production and sound engineering • The studio quickly secured numerous projects in pop music and advertising • In 1975, Barigozzi crossed paths with Sergio Veschi (Red Records) and Giovanni Bonandrini (Black Saint / Soul Note Records), two influential jazz label owners • A significant artistic partnership began • Studio Barigozzi remained the top studio in Milan for jazz music for over twenty years • From 70s to 90s, the studio hosted the biggest names in the jazz business • Max Roach, Dizzy Gillespie, Tony Scott, Art Blakey, Art Farmer, Lilian Terry, Caterina Valente, Sun Ra, Benny Golson, Bill Frisell, Fred Hersch, Franco D’Andrea, Enrico Pieranunzi, Franco Cerri, Paolo Tomelleri, Enrico Intra, Bruno De Filippi, Tiziana Ghiglioni, Roberta Gambarini, and many more ••• Picture: Max Roach (drummer, jazz legend) and Giancarlo Barigozzi (1974 studio founder, musician).

Since 1993, Paolo Falascone took over the recording studio and named it “Murec Studio.” He specializes in recording jazz and some other musical genres, emphasizing vintage settings. The workflow initially relied entirely on analog technology, later complemented by digital advancements. Falascone continued collaborations with renowned labels such as Black Saint, Soul Note, CAM Jazz, Philology, Red Records, and Splasc (h). Over the years, he has collaborated with a diverse array of artists, including Phil Woods, Lee Konitz, Jerry Bergonzi, Ed Thigpen, Enrico Rava, Renato Sellani, Gianni Basso, Joey De Francesco, Flavio Boltro, Andrew Cyrille, Paul Bley, Paul Motian, Mark Johnson, Stefano Bollani, Victor Lewis, Franco D’Andrea, Mal Waldron, Giorgio Gaslini, Steve Lacy, Albert Mangelsdorff, Paolo Fresu, Martial Solal, Ares Tavolazzi, Antonio Faraò, Irio De Paula, Leo Smith, Steve Swallow, Gaetano Liguori, Dave Douglas, Fabrizio Bosso, Larry Ochs, Massimo Moriconi, Franco Ambrosetti, George Garzone, and many others.