Slow Food Forum is a collection of nine Dick Halligan originals and three jazz standards played by one of the worlds best and most innovative jazz pianist/composer/arranger along with a group of outstanding Italian musicians. Slow Food Forum is a colmination of the career and multiple locations the artist has lived and now lives in. The tracks on the CD offer various combinations of these musicians. All players are given a chance to showcase their individual voices through solos, counter melodies and interplay. Another bright light on the CD are the vocals of Shana Halligan. A song writer and singer in her own right, she is the driving force of the electronica group Bitter:Sweet .
Multiple Grammy Winner Dick Halligan is probably best known for his work with the group Blood, Sweat and Tears. His pairing with this fine group of Roman locals along with his quirky sense of humor produces a fun and unique jazz experience.