Article Date: 30/08/2006
Location: Jazz Club Firenze
Reopens Tuesday, September 12 the historian JAZZ CLUB of Florence (Via Nuova de 'Caccini n ° 3, beginning 22.15 concerts; entrance for members), with many innovations in Serbia for the season.
Also this year, the jazz club will be open for five nights a week, from Tuesday to Saturday; programming, curated by Cosimo Marchese, provides traditional and experimental jazz jazz evenings, but also of Cuban music, Latin jazz, funk or blues sometimes. Indeed, precisely, greater openness towards the blues is a novelty: it will indeed purely blues, every month, the first of JAM SESSIONS traditionally alive on Tuesday night. On the second Tuesday of the month, however, it will turn to the more classic jazz, the third to the jazz-funk, the fourth to Latin jazz (all, of course, keeping firm the freedom to cross the Jam Session). For each of the genera-guide there will be a special House Band on stage to welcome the guest musicians.
One Friday a month will be reserved for the exhibition "The voice of women", which aims at the local public female voices choices among the most beautiful and interesting of our national landscape and beyond.
Apart from the aforementioned Friday, usually on weekends (Friday and Saturday) will watch with particular attention to the ethno-jazz scene, the Cuban and Brazilian music and the traditional Mediterranean.
Once a month, the local will be warmed by pyrotechnics SUNRISE ORCHESTRA directed by Stefano Rapicavoli, one of the most popular big bands of Tuscany.
Last but certainly not the least important point, Thursday will be reserved for major events, which will go under the label of "Jazz & friends" or "special event": in the first case ( "Jazz & friends"), important guests will be welcomed on stage by a carefully chosen Resident Band (the "Cosimo Marchese trio" formed by Leonardo Pieri at the piano, the double bass and Nicola Vernuccio Cosimo Marquis on drums); in the second ( "Special Events") the stage will host an entire host group selected among the best of the contemporary scene.
The place is free admission for members; the card, valid for one calendar year, you can buy it at any time directly at the entrance of the venue.
You can reserve a table by telephone at No. 339-5630795 (Gianna Boncompagni) or, after 21, directly to the Jazz club (055-2479700).
www.jazzclubfirenze.com ; tel. 055-2479700 / 339-5630795
Via Nuova de 'Caccini, 3 - Florence
tel. 055-2479700 - 339-5630795
open from 21 until late at night
concerts from Tuesday to Saturday - Sunday closed
every Tuesday JAM SESSION HOUSE BAND +
PROGRAM 12-30 September 2006
Concerts start at 22:15 - entry restricted to members
Tuesday 12 + JAM SESSION HOUSE BAND. After the summer break, the Jazz club opens the new season with a pyrotechnic Jam Session. Tonight it prefers the more classic jazz with house band formed by Simone Graziano: piano; Piero Spitilli: bass; Stefano Tamborrino: battery. But of course the Jam Session is free by nature, and always leaves an open window of opportunity to all forms of jazz ...
Wednesday 13 NADIA ANGILELLA (vocals) & PAUL IANNONE (piano). The warm voice of Nadia Angilella evoking memories and distant perfumes, in a journey through the nostalgic and amused in the Italian song of the 30s-40s.
Thursday 14 Extemporaneous COOL JAZZ TRIO. Roberto Andreucci: organ; Stefano Negri: tenor sax; Aldo Screws: battery. A trio with soft sounds, typically cool jazz. A repertoire that ranges from Mingus in Porter, from Gershwin to Jobim, with some original pieces.
Friday 15 Cuban music treacherously QUARTET. Francesco Birardi and Gianni Biondi: guitars and vocals; Paolo Casu: congas, darbouka, percussion; "Sandrito" Garbey: trumpet. The group, which takes its name from a famous bolero '30s, is distinguished by the characteristic melodic interweaving of voices and guitars, which recreates the intense atmosphere and full of pathos of the bolero, the son and the Latin-American music, especially the traditional Cuban, in the wake of Compay Segundo and Buena Vista Social Club.
Saturday 16 THE ELEGANT GYPSY QUARTET. Marco Poggiolesi: classical guitar; Vieri Sturlini: acoustic guitar; Tommaso Tarani: flute; Paolo Casu: percussion. Parties as a trio, they immediately won the 2005 edition of the Festival On The Road Pelago, standing out for its original and immaculate reworkings of well-known songs such as, for example, The Fiesta of C. Corea, Blue Bossa K. Dohr, Libertango Astor Piazzolla, in an interpretation that blends the charm of classical music for flute Tommaso Tarani, the addictive passion of south American music in rhythmic Vieri Sturlini, the elegance of flamenco in the notes of Mark Poggiolesi. Since little has been added to the group appreciated the percussionist Paolo Casu, adding new energy to the already brilliant group.
17 Sunday closed
Monday 18 closed
Tuesday 19 + JAM SESSION HOUSE BAND. Tonight is favored jazz-funk with house band formed by Francesco Cherubini battery; Leonardo Flight: piano, Milko Ambrogini: low. But of course the Jam Session is free by nature, and always leaves an open window of opportunity to all forms of jazz ...
Wednesday 20 NADIA ANGILELLA (vocals) & PAUL IANNONE (piano). The warm voice of Nadia Angilella evoking memories and distant perfumes, in a journey through the nostalgic and amused in the Italian song of the 30s-40s.
Thursday 21 LEONARDO PIERI TRIO. Leonardo Pieri: piano; Nino Pellegrini: bass; Cosimo Marchese: bateria. original compositions by Leonardo Pieri and his arrangements of standards.
Friday 22 from 21 hours Spanish Fiesta with GIGI Cardigliano GROUP. Gigi Cardigliano: vocals and guitar; Domingo: lead guitar; Gaia and Daniela: dance. A glittering party with good music, choreography, paella and sangria (info: Gianna Boncompagni, 339-5630795).
Saturday 23 SIX DIXIERS. Alberto Guerrini: clarinet; Mirko Rabitti: trumpet; Nerio Bianchi: trombone; Enzo Bonfiglio: banjo; Francesco Lorenzini: low: Joel Camellini: battery. The group aims not only to perform the classic dixieland '20s-'30s, but above all to make a philological research by revisiting songs performed by the minor parties of that era. In the repertoire songs like Sweet Georgia Brown, All of Me, Basin Street Blues, Rag Fire chief, as well as Italian songs like Goofy Goofy, Mille lire a month, etc.
24 Sunday closed
Monday 25 closed
Tuesday 26 + JAM SESSION HOUSE BAND. Tonight it prefers Latin jazz, with the House Band consists of Mark Pezzola: piano; Carlo Bonamico: low; Pepe Bonanno: battery. But of course the Jam Session is free by nature, and always leaves an open window of opportunity to all forms of jazz ...
Wednesday 27 JOY DE VITO QUARTET. Joy de Vito: guitar; Damiano Niccolini: sax; Nicola Vernuccio: bass; Cosimo Marchese: battery. The group, led by a young talent of jazz guitar, features original songs by Damiano Niccolini and reworkings of songs by Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane and others, all with avant-garde jazz-rock sound.
Thursday 28 SOLOBLANCO. Roberto Andreucci: organ, drum machines, samples B-Movie; Francesco Canavese: guitar, electronics. The healthy and pure madness, born a project built on the enormous wealth of Italian swing songs and original songs lounge; the two genres are blended with samples of dialogues from "B-movies", which become an integral part of the music.
Friday 29 Cuban music treacherously QUARTET. Francesco Birardi and Gianni Biondi: guitars and vocals; Paolo Casu: congas, darbouka, percussion; "Sandrito" Garbey: trumpet. The group, which takes its name from a famous bolero '30s, is distinguished by the characteristic melodic interweaving of voices and guitars, which recreates the intense atmosphere and full of pathos of the bolero, the son and the Latin-American music, especially the traditional Cuban, in the wake of Compay Segundo and Buena Vista Social Club.
Saturday 30 "COAT AND CAMEL". Leonardo Boni and Roberto dreary: guitars and vocals. With their repertoire mainly acoustic pass through the cotton plantations, the railways and the southern slums of the US, since the early 20's. A self-ironic reinterpretation that brings to life ragtime songs and blues-swing by artists such as Sam Chatmon, Sonny Terry, Browie McGee etc., and other traditional; love for this genre of music peeps even in the most recent versions of songs by authors, by John Fogarty to Lennon-McCartney.
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