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Stephen Parisi Quintet
Thursday, June 23, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$10
Stephen Parisi Jr is a Jazz Bassist, Composer and arranger originally from Buffalo New York. He grew up playing music with his Father Steve Parisi Sr the Pianist and composer. Stephen went on to achieve his Bachelor’s Degree in music From the Eastman School of Music, receiving the Schirmer Prize for Excellence, and then moved to Chicago to attend Depaul School of music for his Masters. In 2020 Stephen was selected to be a member of the Aspen Jazz Snowmass Workshop where he performed with some of the best young musicians in the country, working with Christian McBride, Veronica Swift, Randy Brecker, Emmet Choen and Other Esteemed Faculty. Over his career Stephen has been a member or played with many groups like the Glenn Miller Orchestra, The Buffalo Jazz Collective, Bobby Millitello, Mark Kellog, George Calbwell, Bobby Jones, Trinidy, Jon Sieiger and the All Stars, Bob Snieder and Gordon Webster and many others. Stephen has also played such festivals and venues as The Rochester Jazz Festival, Buffalo Jazz Festival, The Pappy Martin Jazz Fest, The Music is Art Festival, Pausa Art House, The UUU, The Colored Musicians Club, The Block House. Stephen currently resides in Chicago, I where he leads the Stephen Parisi Quintet and is a founding member of the group “Trio Profondo.” playing at various clubs around the city of chicago like Fulton Street Art Collective, Elastic Arts, Cafe Mustache and the Diggs. Stephen strives to bring creativity and spontaneity to everything he plays and composes.
Kevin Murphy on Drums, Jared Tinkham on Guitar, Eliott Scozzaro on Sax, Brendan Lanighan on Trombone