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Willie Oteri + Dave Laczko = WD-41

Improvisational Concoctions mixed with intoxicating shots of
Willie OteriDave LaczkoScott Amendola Dino J.A. Deane


"I've always loved the moods that can be set by theme music."
-Willie Oteri

Following their critically acclaimed and well received 2009 release WD-41 the duo of Willie Oteri and Dave Laczko have teamed with the talents of beat jockey and multi-instrumentalist Dino J.A. Deane (John Zorn, Jon Hassell, Bill Frisell) and drummer Scott Amendola (Nels Cline, Charlie Hunter) for an extension of their exploratory sonic trip.

The readers of All About Jazz, the largest and most quoted Jazz and Beyond Jazz publication in the world voted WD-41 to the number 24 spot in the “Top 50 Most Recommended Reviews of 2009” and at the time of this writing WD-41 has reached 55 and climbing in the “Top 100 Most Recommended Reviews of All Time”, also at AAJ.

Temi Per Cinema promises takes the listener even farther on this journey.

Willie Oteri’s musical versatility and talent has propelled him to collaborations and performances with J. A. Deane, Scott Amendola, Tony Levin (Peter Gabriel, King Crimson, John Lennon), Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson, XTC), Mike Keneally (Frank Zappa), Jerry Marotta (Peter Gabriel), Stu Hamm (Joe Satriani, SteveVai) Ronan Chris Murphy (producer/mixer), Brannen Temple (Sheena Easton, Robben Ford, Eric Johnson), Chris Maresh (Eric Johnson, Abra Moore, Mitch Watkins), Mike Malone (Jimmy Smith) and Ephraim Owens (Erika Badu)Takaharu Hayakawa, Natsuki Kido, Markus Reuter and many more.

In recent years, it is Oteri's role as an improviser, composer and band leader which has garnered him increasing notoriety, coupled with his notable unique style on guitar.

Glenn Astarita (All About Jazz) reviews WD-41 saying, "…a spacey trip; chock full of loops, streaming synth noises, and fractured sojourns into the cosmic void. The musicians fuse maniacal psychedelia with free-form improvisation. Oteri makes his guitar weep in concert with otherworldly implementations…"
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