ROME, ITALY - 29 OCTOBER 2020: Giorgio Carninii (92), organist and composer, poses for a portrait at the Forum Music Village (formerly called Ortophonic), the renowned recording studio founded by Ennio Morricone himself in 1970, here in Rome on October 29th 2020.
The Argentinean Giorgio Carnini has been Ennio Morricone’s beloved organist for many years. His electric organ can be found in dozens of Maestro’s soundtracks from the late '60s onwards, setting the sound for cult scores such as Eat It (1969), Incontro (1971) and La tarantola dal ventre nero (The Black Belly of Tarantula – 1971).
Ennio Morricone has been, without a doubt, themost important Italian artist of the last 60 years and possibly the most well-known film music composer of the 20th century. Behind the mainstream Morricone, hugely celebrated by critics and acclaimed by his audience, there is a hidden Morricone, a Morricone Segreto: an eccentric, underground genius who used his refined education to implant cultured materials in a daily, popular context.
“Morricone Segreto” is a compilation explores what perhaps is the richest creative period of the Maestro, between the end of the 60s and the early 80s.
The Morricone Segreto reunion is a special meeting with some of the key collaborators of the Maestro: the musician who originally played on the songs of the Morricone Segreto compilation.
The sit-down took place in the rooms of the Forum Music Village (formerly called Ortophonic), the renowned recording studio founded by Morricone himself in 1970. Here, Morricone’s “Dream Team” was interviewed: his jazz player, guitarist, drummer, saxophonist and electric organist - as they were invited to a group listening session of the music of the Morricone Segreto, starting from the original master tapes recovered inside the historical CAM Sugar archive. On this occasion, we will also meet Marco and Andrea Morricone, the sons of the Mestro. These musician areare the last witnesses of a unique g