Contemporary Italian-French composer, Armando Ghidoni brings together influences of both Italy and France in his music. Also, as an expert on jazz, the harmonies and rhythms of the composer's works reflect a huge diversity, Ballad And Rag Divertimento for Trumpet and Piano being no exception.
Ghidoni is significant within the contemporary French music school and his works are regularly chosen as set pieces for leading national and international competitions. Ballad And Rag Divertimento reflects Ghidoni's mastery of a range of instruments. With a typical performance lasting about five minutes and forty seconds, Ballad And Rag Divertimento is a truly exquisite addition to the modern Trumpet repertoire.