Rovi (Piero Umiliani) - Due Temi Con Variazioni LP
Many words were spent on the long and fruitful collaboration between Piero Umiliani and the director Luigi Scattini: new light has been shed recently on some of their works, in lieu of the reissue of soundtracks such as Angeli Bianchi ... Angeli Neri, Questo Sporco Mondo Meraviglioso along with La Ragazza Fuoristrada, Il Corpo and La Ragazza Dalla Pelle Di Luna (the famous trilogy starring Zeudi Araya as a main character).
In 1977 Scattini, a world famous Mondo Movie author, directed "Blue Nude", one of his masterpieces: shot in New York, the movie falls between fiction and documentary, and investigates the world of hardcore pornography (Rocco Spinone, the main character, is an Italian porn actor). The movie is raw and uncompromising as demanded by the script, and anticipates Paul Schrader's more popular "Hardcore" by a couple of years. "Blue Nude" relied on Piero Umiliani's expert hands for its soundtrack. The Maestro decided to return to his jazz roots and composed fifteen tracks, recorded with some of the best Italian musicians of the time: Cicci Santucci, Sam Genovese, Roberto Scoppa, Enrico Pieranunzi, Franco D'Andrea, Bruno Tommaso, Gegè Munari, Carlo Coppotelli and Antonello Vannucchi.