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Jonathan Gee /  Gaetano Partipilo Quartet, UK live performances, October 2018.

Friday, September 21, 2018


Jonathan Gee writes;


Just a note to say I have some gigs with the incredible altoist from Puglia, Gaetano Partipilo who I believe deserves your attention. Please check out his work.


In January 2018 a new project was created between London and Bari. A meeting of two artists both known to the public as musicians of passion in the true sense of the word. Endowed with a unique touch and a personal style, Jonathan Gee, originally awarded ‘Most promising newcomer ‘ by The Guardian, is one of the leading pianist/singers on the UK jazz scene, appearing regularly at Ronnie Scotts, The QEH and On Radio 3’s In Tune, and he has 8 self penned cds to his name. He has worked in the bands of Pharoah Sanders, Mark Murphy and David Murray. Check http://www.jonathangeetrio.co.uk


He is joined on this tour by the saxophonist Gaetano Partipilo, known for his original style characterised by a strong mixture of avant-garde and tradition. His latest album Daylight on the label of the godfather of Italian jazz, Paolo Fresu can be found here.
http://www.gaetanopartipilo.com/new-album-daylight/


The quartet is completed by one of the best rhythm sections on the European scene today : Guiseppe Bassi on double bass and Fabio Accardi at the drums.


This is an explosive, dynamic quartet taking a radical, contemporary look at the music of The Beatles complemented by compositions of the two leaders.


Confirmed dates
Oct 12th, Brighton, The Verdict
Oct 13th Eastcote, Middx ( NW London ) , Bossanyi Studios
Oct 14th Bristol JATA venue TBC
Oct 15th London Ronnies Scott’s Late Show


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xe6ODZ6vlbc


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