Discography

Group leader, or co-leader

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Tribu del Asfalto

Ricardo Gallo Cuarteto

La Distritofonica 2013

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Ricardo Gallo, piano
Jorge Sepúlveda, drums
Juan Manuel Toro, double bass
Juan David Castaño, percussion.

  1. Frontera Quebradiza
  2. Juan David
  3. Tribu del Asfalto
  4. Jorge
  5. Juan Manuel
  6. Punto de Llegada
  7. Ricardo
  8. Aterrizando, una vez más
  9. AIS
  10. Punto de Llegada II

All music by Ricardo Gallo except 2, 4, and 5 by  Sepúlveda, Castaño, and Toro respectively.

Produced by Ricardo Gallo.
Recorded Live at Festival de Jazz del Teatro Libre, Bogotá, Colombia September 5, 2012.
Recorded and mixed by: Julián Gallo
Mastered by Camilo Giraldo, Bogotá, Colombia.
Design: Nicolás Herrera
Cover Art: Ernesto Salmerón, 2012.
Group Photo: Catalina Villamizar.

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intimations

the RicTer Scale

La Distritofonica / Bird on a Wire Records 2013

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Terri Hron: recorders
Ricardo Gallo: piano

1. bug jitters
2. ovalist rabbit
3. desert temple
4. interlocking branches
5. volière électrique
6. magnetism
7. late fall forest enchantment
8. golondrinas en migración
9. geyser Song
10. Orion bathing
11. swimming upstream
12. interstellar gravitation
13. bird’s eye view

All music by Terri Hron and Ricardo Gallo.
Produced by: Terri Hron and Ricardo Gallo.

Recorded at The Banff Centre, Canada, March 2013.
Recording Engineer: Magdalena Kasperev
Mixing: Amandine Pras
Mastering: Daniel Porter.
Original Art Work: Verónica Chavarro “Como sombras” 2013.
Design: Nicolás Herrera.

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Resistencias

Ricardo Gallo Cuarteto

La Distritofonica 2010

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Ricardo Gallo, piano, melódica
Jorge Sepúlveda, drums
Juan Manuel Toro, double bass and electric bass
Juan David Castaño, percussion.

  1. Bailemesta
  2. Inseguridad Democratica
  3. Carola y Pascual
  4. Aurora Parcial
  5. AIS
  6. Kitchen Kuartet Kumbia
  7. Iky
  8. Viejo Presagio

All music by Ricardo Gallo except “Carola y Pascual”, by Jorge Sepúlveda, “Kitchen Kuartet Kumbia” by Juan David Castaño, and “Iky” by Juan Manuel Toro.

Produced by Ricardo Gallo.
Recorded at Auditorio Skandia, Bogotá, Colombia January 30 and 31, 2010.
Recording Engineer: Julián Gallo
Mixed by Christian Kauffman and Ricardo Gallo in Astoria, NY.
Mastered by Eblis Alvarez en Bogotá, Colombia.
Art Direction: Nicolás Herrera and Ricardo Gallo.
Design: Nicolás Herrera.

Ricardo Gallo piano
Mark Helias bass
Dan Blake soprano saxophone (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 9) and tenor saxophone (4, 6)
Ray Anderson trombone
Satoshi Takeishi drums (1, 2, 4, 9) and percussion (3, 5, 6, 7)
Pheeroan akLaff drums (5, 6, 7, 8)

  1. Intruders
  2. Stomp at No Man’s Land
  3. Conspiracy
  4. Three Versions of a Lie
  5. Hermetismo
  6. The Intervention
  7. South American Idyll
  8. Improbability
  9. La Piña Blanca

All compositions by Ricardo Gallo.

Produced by Ricardo Gallo and Mark Helias
Recorded: December 13 and 22, 2009 at North 6 Media Labs, Brooklyn, NY by Christian Kauffman
Mixed by Mark Helias at Radio Legs Studio, New York
Mastered in Portugal by Luis Delgado
Executive Production: Trem Azul
Cover Art: Claudia Ruiz
Design: Travassos

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Meleyólamente

Gallo/Flórez duo

Festina Lente Discos 2009

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Alejandro Flórez: tiple, bandola (7)
Ricardo Gallo: piano

  1. Bambuco de la Orilla (Gallo)
  2. Ni Ebla el Páramo (Flórez)
  3. Artificio (Gallo)
  4. Machuqueros (Flórez)
  5. Los Cerros Testigos (Gallo)
  6. Don Contubernio (Flórez)
  7. Retrato (Flórez)

Recorded: Chez Gustavo Vasco
Bogotá, Colombia 4/08/2008
Recording Engineer: Julián Gallo.
Mixed by: Nick Moran, Ricardo Gallo, Alejandro Flórez
Manor Sound, Brooklyn, New York.
Mastered by: Katherine Miller
Annandale Recording, North Plainfield, New Jersey.
Photos: Oscar Adán
Cover Art: Alma Sarmiento
Design: Julián Cotes

Artistic Producers: Ricardo Gallo, Alejandro Flórez
Executive Producers: Luis Daniel Vega, José Fernando Perilla.

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Urdimbres y Marañas

Ricardo Gallo Cuarteto

La Distritofonica 2007

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Ricardo Gallo, piano and rhodes
Jorge Sepúlveda, drums
Juan Manuel Toro, double bass and electric bass
Juan David Castaño, percussion

  1. Tablitas
  2. La Inundación
  3. Esto es un Paseo
  4. Artificio
  5. Remolino Humano
  6. Ventanas
  7. El Trueque
  8. Contradicciones de una Serpiente Inversa
  9. La Distritofobia

All music written by Ricardo Gallo except track 8 written by Juan Manuel Toro.
Produced by Ricardo Gallo.
Recorded at Estudios Ávila Musical, Bogotá, Colombia, august 26th and 27th.
Recording Engineer: Ernesto Santos
Assistant Engineer: Julián Gallo
Mixed by Ernesto Santos and Ricardo Gallo at Plastik 5, Bogotá.
Mastered by Katherine Miller at Annandale Recording, North Plainfield, New Jersey.
Art Direction: Nicolás Herrera and Ricardo Gallo.
Graphic Design: Nicolás Herrera.

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Los Cerros Testigos

Ricardo Gallo Cuarteto

La Distritofonica/Chonta Records 2005

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Ricardo Gallo, piano
Jorge Sepúlveda, drums
Juan Manuel Toro, double bass
Juan David Castaño, percussion

  1. El Trasnochado
  2. Los Cerros Testigos
  3. La Distritofobia
  4. Bambuco de la Orilla
  5. Corro Atrapao
  6. Lagunas
  7. Chontaduro Free-to
  8. El Trasnochado (alt.)

All music written by Ricardo Gallo except “Chontaduro Free-to”, composed by Ricardo Gallo, Jorge Sepúlveda, Juan Manuel Toro and Juan David Castaño.
Produced by Ricardo Gallo
Recorded at Sonolux studios, Bogotá, Colombia august 10th, 2005.
Recording Engineer: Marco Silva.
Mixed by Mark Helias and Ricardo Gallo at Radio Legs Music Studio, New York City.
Mastered by Katherine Miller at Annandale Recording, North Plainfield, New Jersey.
Graphic design: Nicolás Herrera

Sideman or Collaborator

InesGranja

Ines Granja – La Voz de la Marimba

La Distritofonica 2012

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Live in Lisbon

Peter Evans Quartet

Clean Feed Records 2010

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Peter Evans – Trumpet
Ricardo Gallo – piano
Tom Blancarte – bass
Kevin Shea – drums

Recorded live in Lisbon in 2009 during the Festival Jazz em Agosto.

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Disidente Sonoro

La Distritofonica 2008

(Includes the piece “Registros Perdidos”)

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Electro-acoustic pieces by Rodolfo Acosta, Eblis Álvarez, Alejandro Forero, Ricardo Gallo, animation and art by Juan Camilo González.

  1. Mi guitarra tiene una perezosa cuerda que nunca suena (Álvarez)
  2. Us a calm mistery? (Acosta)
  3. Y aún así (Acosta)
  4. Registros Perdidos (based on a traditional gaita melody) (Gallo)
  5. Remix Asdrúbal (Mangelias Jolie) (Forero)
  6. Remix Primero mi Tia (Music from the short animated film Almas Santas Almas Pacientes directed by Cecilia Traslaviña) (Foreoro)
  7. De Mañana 3 (Álvarez)

Includes the animation “Los Tres Errantes” by Juan Camilo González, with music by Alejandro Forero and sound design by Carolina Lucio.

Art and design: Juan Camilo González

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The Power is Now

Pacho Dávila

Indep. 2008

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Pacho Dávila, saxophones

Lex Samu, trumpet

Dom Richards, bass

Avery Daily, drums

Ricardo Gallo, piano

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Gente

Fifo y Ciudadanos del Mundo

Indep. 2008

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La Revuelta

Asdrubal

La Distritofonica 2004

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Alejandro Forero: guitar and piano in 2.

Mange Valencia: alto saxophone  and clarinet

Jorge Sepúlveda: drums

Ricardo Gallo: piano

Daniel Restrepo: bass

Carlos Tabares: trumpet

Marco Fajardo: clarinet in 8

Compilations

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Jazz Colombia II

MTM 2013

Includes the piece “Three Versions of a Lie”

14EspacioCero

14 Lado B. Nuevos Encuentros Sonoros 2010-2011

Fundación Espacio Cero 2012

Includes the piece “Sin Cinco” an improvisation on moog synthesizer.
Live at LaTora4Brazos on the concert “Microcircuitos Andinos”
Concert Series and Album directed by Ana Maria Romano.

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*matik-matik* compilado #1

indep. 2011

(Includes a solo piano version of “Lagunas”, live at *matik-matik*).

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Jazz [En Bogotá]

Secretaría de Cultura de Bogotá 2010

(Includes the piece “Bambuco de la Orilla” and the score of “Esto es un Paseo”)
Download here the book in pdf version.

MON DGPACK ANDES

Andes Colombianos

MTM 2009

(Incluedes the piece “Los Cerros Testigos”)

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La Distritofonica – Compilado

La Distritofonica 2009

(Includes the pieces “El trasnochado” and “Esto es un Paseo”.)

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Colón Electrónico 5 años

Ministerio de Cultura de Colombia 2008

(Includes a version of the piece “El Hotel de los Músicos”)

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Jazz Colombia

MTM 2008

(Includes the piece “Artificio”)

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Periférico: Sounds from beyond the bubble

Sonic Arts Network 2007

Curated by Victor Gama.
(Includes the piece “Para Bojayá”)

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Nueva Colombia

Chonta Records 2006

(Includes the piece “Bambuco de la Orilla”)

Invited Musician

Danta

Danta

La Distritofonica 2012

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Sublaminal

Juan Manuel Toro Pársec Trio

Festina Lente Discos 2010

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Jorge Sepúlveda

Caida Libre

La Distritofonica 2008

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Canto Mestizo

Pacho Davila

indep. 2004