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Parchi di Nervi – Villa Grimaldi Fassio

75 minutes without intermission


An evening with the unique sound of an international jazz icon.

Peter Erskine

Alan Pasqua

Double bass
Darek Oles

George Garzone

Peter Erskineis a proper icon of international jazz who wrote unmatched pages of music history. Born in New Jersey, he starts playing the drums at the age of four. He starts his professional career at 18 with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, while the legend begins with the Weather Report. He becomes official member of the group together with Jaco Pastorius and Joe Zawinul in the golden age of the “Fusion Band” par excellance, recording five albums, including the famous live record “8.30” awarded at the Grammys.

Alan Pasqua is a Steinwy pianist nominated at the Grammy Awards and jazz professor at the USC Thornton School of Music. He performed and recorder music with Tony Williams, Jack DeJohnette, Paul Motian, Dave Holland, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, Joe Henderson, Stanley Clarke, Gary Burton, James Moody, Gary Peacock, Gary Bartz, Reggie Workman, The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra, Sheila Jordan and Joe Williams. In 2008, Pasqua joined Peter Erskine and Dave Carpenter and arranged, co-produced and played tor the album “Standards”, nominated at the Grammys.

Darek “Oles” Oleszkiewiczwas born on February 20 febbraio, 1963 at Wroclaw, Poland. Oles has been a very active interpreter and performer, becoming one of the most wanted bass players of the West Coast. “Oles” (his American nickname) had the opportunity to perform and record music with the greatest jazz masters. A partial list of his collaborations: Brad Mehldau, Billy Higgins, Pat Metheny, Joe Lovano, Eddie Henderson, Charles Lloyd, John Abercrombie, Bennie Maupin, Lee Konitz, Peter Erskine, Alan Pasqua and many others.

George Garzone i a member of The Fringe, the jazz trio founded in 1972 including the bassist John Lockwood and the drummer Bob Gullotti. He is a regular performer in the Boston area and in Portugal. The group has released three albums. George Garzone is true jazz veteran, playing in over 20 records. He began playing the tenor sax when he was six years old, then he started performing in a family band and attended the Berklee College of Music of Boston. In January 2019 George Garzone, Peter Erskine, Alan Pasqua and Darek Oles realized a three-night recording session which became a three-CD album entitled Three Nights in LA, one of the favourite recordings of many musical critic magazines such as Downbeat Magazine and All about jazz.