It was the awakening (Despertando) of a tinge of longing which inspired Diego Pinera to record this album. More than seventeen years after having left his native Uruguay, he re-visits his roots, the influences which first left their mark on him, and the legacy which made him the musician he is today.
Diego Pinera / drums, percussion & steel drum
Tino Derado / piano & accordion
Omar Rodriguez Calvo / bass
Daniel Manrique-Smith / flutes
Julian Wasserfuhr / trumpet & flugelhorn
Produced by Siggi Loch
Recorded by Klaus Scheuermann
at Hansa Studios Berlin, April 24 & 25, 2017.
Assistant: Nanni Johansson
Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Cover art by Nathan Carter, Fascinator For For Gene Genie, 2016
Acrylic on aluminum, 74 x 63.25″ / 188 x 160.7cm
Courtesy the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York