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Tony Zambito’s Midnight Jazz Ensemble
Friday, May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm$10
Tony Zambito of JazzBuffalo and percussionist brings together an outstanding acoustic jazz ensemble featuring saxophone/flute extraordinaire Dave Schiavone, the JazzBuffalo Poll 2018 winner for tenor saxophone and 2017 John Hunt Jazz Artist of the Year. Joining Dave Schiavone are JazzBuffalo Poll 2019 winners Lisa Hasselback on piano and George Kane on guitar. Rounding out the ensemble is bassist Bud Fadale, a consistent JazzBuffalo Poll nominee and considered one of the area’s best bassists for the past few decades and the outstanding drummer Joe Gorretti.
The ensemble will perform music consisting of hard bop jazz composers who have “tinged” their music with Latin, Brazilian, Classical, Funk, and Blues to create some of the most memorable music in jazz history. Drawing from legendary jazz artists such as Hank Mobley, Kenny Burrell, Joe Henderson, Stan Getz, Horace Silver, Wayne Shorter, Cedar Walton, and Herbie Hancock. To name a few of many hard bop jazz composers who have “tinged” their jazz with worldly influence. Join us for an exciting night of hard bop jazz “tinged” with some of your favorite sounds of the world.
(Photos courtesy of Jack Zuff)