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Pekka Pylkkanen4tet feat. Benito Gonzalez a Jazz by the River

, 15 luglio 2017

Pekka Pylkkanen 4tet feat.. Benito Gonzalez
Jazz by the River (Ponte Sant’Angelo)

Torna a Roma il noto sassofonista finlandese Pekka Pylkkänen, che nella sua carriera ha condiviso il palco insieme a grandi nomi come McCoy Tyner, David Liebman, Joe Henderson e molti altri. Questa volta Insieme al suo gruppo che vanterà come ospite uno dei più interessanti pianisti della scena newyorkese Benito Gonzalez, sideman di Kenny Garrett, Roy Hargrove, Christian McBride, Antonio Sanchez, Jeff “Tain” Watts e molti altri. Il quartetto suonerà composizioni originali e standards della tradizione jazz arrangiati appositamente per la serata.

Su di lui:
“Bro. Catching up and just listened to your CD ‘Listen’. Your sound is KILLING!!! Great work!” Dave Liebman, July 2011
“in closing, I would rank Mr. Pekka Pylkkanen, in the top five percent of musician/educators I have encountered throughout my twenty plus years of performing and teaching.” Dr. Michael J. Rossi, Professor, Jazz Artist, University of Cape Town
“The music on this CD is simply great, and I am very happy to see and hear that Pekka has grown into the musician that he is today. He’s created compositions with an elegant complexity that showcases his saxophone playing in a unique and personal way. “Excerpt from liner notes for ‘Listen!’ by Bob Mintzer, December 2008

Sulla musica di Gonzalez è stato scritto:
Gonzalez has a golden touch on the piano, whether he’s playing a ballad or swinging for the fences. – the JazzPage
Gonzalez proves he can handle just about anything thrown his musical way. – KeyboardMag
Gonzalez flashes killer chops and swings intensely alongside his world-class bandmates – Blues & Soul
Benito Gonzalez. Remember that name. A future star. – Blues & Soul

Pekka Pylkkänen – Sax alto
Benito Gonzalez – Pianoforte
Francesco Ponticelli – Contrabbasso
Alessandro D’Anna – Batteria

Ponte Sant’Angelo – Roma
Inizio concerto ore 21.00
€ 15.00 inclusa la prima consumazione
066796386
3278263770
booking@gregorysjazz.com


Data: il 15 luglio 2017
Orario: 21:00 - 23:00
Città:
Luogo: Jazz by the Rvier
Organizzatore: Gregory's Jazz Club
Contatto:
Telefono: 3278263770
Indirizzo: Lungotevere Castello
eMail: booking@gregorysjazz.com
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