Marco Pignataro – Soprano & tenor sax
Jakob Kobal – Accordion
Angela Varo – Violin
Peter Sumner – Cello
Gabriel Maia – Guitar
Devon Gates – Bass & vocals
George Lernis – Percussion
and special guest
Andre Sudol – Arranger/drums
Italian saxophonist and Berklee Global Jazz Institute Managing Director Marco Pignataro reimagines folktales from the Italian diaspora and the Italian-American experience through the lens of jazz and music storytelling.
Part of JazzBoston's award-winning Jazz All Ways series, which is made possible in part by generous support from Mass Cultural Council, Cambridge Arts and Cambridge Community Foundation.
“...highest-level chamber jazz, lyrical, melody-rich, harmonically sophisticated, containing elements drawn from classical, gospel and opera, animated by a sensibility that embodies Wayne Shorter’s manifesto – the past is the flashlight for the future.”
– Downbeat journalist Ted Panken
NOTE: Price of admission includes two 50-minute sets separated by a 15-minute intermission.