Sat, 26 Nov|
The great Renato D'Aiello flies across to join us!
One of Europe's greatest saxophonists brings his quartet to The Jazz Centre UK
Time & Location
26 Nov 2022, 14:00
Southend-on-Sea, The Jazz Centre UK, Beecroft Art Gallery, Victoria Ave, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6EX, UK
About the Event
Born In Naples 1959. Renato began to study the saxophone on 1979 at the age of 20, with virtuoso sax player Antonio Andolfi, then with two latterday jazz giants Sal Nistico and Steve Grossman. He began his professional career playing with Giovanni Tommaso's big band and in 1987 received a full tuition scolarship from Berklee college of Boston. International tours followed in 1991 (with clarinettist Tony Scott); Japan (from 1992 - 1992 with Yoshida Masahiro's trio) and Renato also completed tours of Europe with Art Farmer and Rachel Gould in 1996/97. His composition credits include music for an opera entitled "Seven Red Doors" by writer Oberto Airaudi and several co-productions for IRMA Records as saxophonist and producer. In1999 Renato became a UK resident but continues to tour internationally in world class company which, over the past thirty years, has included a wide variety of names including Eddie Duran, Kirk Lightsey, Keith Copeland, Duffy Jackson, Roland Prince, Alain Jean Marie, Spike Robinson, Jim Mullen, Claire Teal, Bruce Forman, Gene Calderazzo, Phil Lee, Derek Nash's 'Sax Appeal', Bruce Adams, Mark Bassey, Clark Tracey, Dave Green and our own Pete Jacobsen.
Renato's trio today is completed by Peter Whitaker (piano) Lorenzo Morabito (bass) and Alfonso Vitale (drums)