Mop Mop "...a bastard performance of modern jazz based on riffs looped till monotony..."(from Nestor Ortiz Oderigo,Dictionary of Jazz-PBR 1961).
Mop Mop is the brainchild of Andrea Benini,musician,producer,dj who has been active in the music world for more than ten years exploring a large variety of musical genres,from club to jazz music.
Mop Mop's first album "The 11th Pill"(Tam Tam Studio Italy 2005/P-Vine Records Japan 2006)has obteined a lot of recognitions from musical critics and passionates inserting the combo between the most important nujazz artists.
Mop Mop's first single "Perfect Day"(a Bobby Cole's track which was featured on "Gilles Peterson Digs America" Ubiquity/Brownswood U.S.A.)was released in 2006 by Deja Vu Records with a remix of the Shema-artist Gerardo Frisina. The single has obteined good international success and recognition through DJ's like Gilles Peterson,Michael Ruetten,Simon Harrison,Dom Servini,just to name a few.
In 2007 “Perfect Day” was selected by Adrian Gibson for “Messin Around 5”,the London Jazz Cafe compilation featuring artists like Nostalgia 77,Mark MurphySleepwalker,Soul Jazz Orchestra.
Mop Mop's second album entitled, "Kiss of Kali" will be released on Infracom Records in 2009. The album features eleven new songs that include the talents of the Mop Mop Combo as well as featuring artists like, Down Beat Critics Poll winner Gianluca Petrella, Veteran Jazz singer Alan Farrington, and the UK's new talent, singer Robina Veda, plus others! Expect the new album, produced by Andrea Benini, this upcoming spring in a 12" that includes two remixes by French producer Bruno Hovart (Patchworks), the brainchild of Metropolitan Jazz Affair, The Dynamics, and Mr. President and by German producer Gyso Hilger(Nekta),Infracom's artist.
Several musicians joined Mop Mop project during these years like Ladin piano player and composer
Alex Trebo,“virtuoso” vibes player Pasquale Mirra,Down Beat Critics Poll winner Gianluca Petrella,Veteran Jazz singer Alan Farrington and the London singer Robina Veda.
Mop Mop’s music shakes Jazz and eclectic club sound with an Italian taste that joins international