1959-1969

The Flippers – “Non gridar bambina” (1960)

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The Flippers – “Non gridar bambina” / “In cerca di te (Solo me ne vo…)” (1960) RCA

The Flippers’ “Non gridar bambina” composed by Prosaico (an alias of Sergio Jacquier) and Stefano Torossi, featuring Massimo “Max” Catalano on trumpet, Maurizio Catalano on double bass, Romolo Forlai on vibraphone and vocals, Jimmy Polosa on piano, and Fabrizio Zampa on drums, from “Non gridar bambina” (1960) on RCA Camden (45CP-119):

The Flippers – “Happy Cha Cha” (1961)

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The Flippers – “Happy Cha Cha” / “Un alibi per morire” (1961) RCA

The Flippers’ “Happy Cha Cha” composed by Franco Bracardi and Marcello Gigante, featuring Massimo “Max” Catalano on trumpet, Romolo Forlai on vibraphone, Bracardi on piano, Fabrizio Zampa on drums, and Stefano Torossi on double bass, from “Happy Cha Cha” (1961) on RCA (PM45 – 0130). This was also used in the film Un alibi per morire:

Orchestra Da Ballo Italfon – “Barbanera Twist” (1962)

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Orchestra Da Ballo “Italfon” / “Barbanera Twist” (1962) Italfon

Orchestra Da Ballo “Italfon,” featuring Lally Briata on vocals, performing “Barbanera Twist,” written by Bruno Cassia, Gino Naddeo, and Stefano Torossi, from “Quando calienta il sol” (1962) on Italy’s Italfon label (SPU. 103):

The Flippers – “Abbracciami e baciami” (1962)

The Flippers - Letto di Sabria OST (1962) RCA

The Flippers – “Abbracciami e baciami” / “You Must Believe”  (1962) RCA

The Flippers’ “Abbracciami e baciami” composed by Egidio Gennaro, Marcello Gigante and Stefano Torossi. The players most likely include Massimo “Max” Catalano on trumpet, Romolo Forlai on vibraphone, Franco Bracardi on piano, Fabrizio Zampa on drums, and Stefano Torossi on double bass, from the “Letto di Sabbia” soundtrack (1962) on RCA (PM45 – 3053):

The Flippers – “You Must Believe” (1962)

The Flippers - Letto di Sabbia OST (1962) RCA back

The Flippers – “Abbraciami e baciami” / “You Must Believe” (1962) RCA back

The Flippers’ “You Must Believe” composed by Egidio Gennaro, Marcello Gigante and Stefano Torossi. The players most likely include Massimo “Max” Catalano on trumpet, Romolo Forlai on vibraphone, Franco Bracardi on piano, Fabrizio Zampa on drums, and Stefano Torossi on double bass, from the “Letto di Sabbia” soundtrack (1962) on RCA (PM45 – 3053):

Stefano Torossi – “Non importa” (1968)

Stefano Torossi - Non Importa - 1938 (1968) Costanza Records

Stefano Torossi – “Non Importa” / “1938” (1968) Costanza Records

Stefano Torossi’s “Non importa,” the A-side of his 45 single of the same name released on Costanza Records (CO 2002) in 1968. This was used for the “Cordialmente” TV program in Italy the same year. It also appeared on Musica per commenti sonori (1968), Torossi’s LP on Costanza Records (CO 10002).

Stefano Torossi – Musica per commenti sonori (1968)

Stefano Torossi - Musica per commenti sonori (1968) Costanza Records (CO 10002)

Stefano Torossi – Musica per commenti sonori (1968) Costanza Records (CO 10002)

“Runnin’ Round The Piper,” “Nostalgia,” “Auto,” and “Bomba atomica” from Stefano Torossi’s Musica per commenti sonori (1968) LP on Costanza Records (CO 10002):

Sandro Brugnolini & Stefano Torossi – Musica per commenti sonori (1969)

Musica per commenti sonori (1969) CO 10005

Sandro Brugnolini and Stefano Torossi – Musica per commenti sonori (1969) Costanza Records (CO 10005)

Sandro Brugnolini and Stefano Torossi’s Musica per commenti sonori (1969) LP on Costanza Records (CO 10005):