Perico Sambeat Italian Quartet

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Perico Sambeat – Sax alto
Daniele Gorgone – Pianoforte
Massimiliano Rolff – Contrabbasso
Nicola Angelucci – Batteria

Perico Sambeat Italian Quartet is the new musical project of the famous Iberian saxophonist Perico Sambeat.

The spanish composer and virtuoso saxophonist bring to life great band and an outstanding sound, meeting one of the italian tightest rhythm section with Daniele Gorgone, Massimiliano Rolff and Nicola Angelucci. A musical event that takes full inspiration from the real New York Jazz sound floating with extraordinary elegance also on different musical paths such as latin-american rhythms, hip-hop and euro-jazz.

The performance presents all the song of their new album “Mira Qui Parla” (BlueArt Mng, September 2013), many of which are Sambeat’s compositions, where rhythms and complex forms creates a an original and energic link to the audience.

Perico Sambeat
The saxophonist Perico Sambeat is now considered one of the greatest jazz musicians of Spain. Its fame is the result of his extraordinary international career marked by more than 20 albums as a leader and a hundred as a sideman with great stars of jazz such as Brad Mehldau, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Tete Montoliu, Michael Brecker, Pat Metheny, and many others.
Firmly anchored to the powerful and brilliant hard-bop language, as evidenced by his amazing collaborations, he moves with primary skills in the areas of modern American jazz. During his career he has received numerous awards, among them the “Bird Award” from the North Sea Jazz Festival 2003, as the best musician.

Daniele Gorgone
Born in 1977, energetic and brilliant pianist, from Dado Moroni’s school, he has performed and collaborated with Jason Marsalis, Garrison Fewell, Joe Lee Wilson, Bucky Pizzarelli, Andy Gravish, Rachel Gould, Claudio Chiara, Piero Odorici, Marlene Verplank, Marco Panascia, Jesse Davis, Johannes Faber, Scott Hamilton, John Davis, Dave Glasser, Tino Tracanna, Grant Stewart, in many European countries and the United States. Winner of the Competition Barga Jazz 2006 in the emerging section, has released several albums with prominent musicians of the international scene, and in 2010 with former tenor sax jazz messengers Dave Schnitter “On The Way Home”.

Massimiliano Rolff
Born in 1973, composer and double bass player with a strong personality, as a freelance bassist has performed in many prestigious theaters, clubs and festivals d’ Europe and the United States of America with Jesse Davis, Scott Hamilton, Eliot Zigmund, Herb Geller, Peter King, Dave Schnitter, Phil Woods, Sangoma Everett, Andrea Pozza, Rachel Gould, Emanuele Cisi, Andy Gravish, Jasper van’t Hof, Alessio Menconi, Marco Tamburini, Martin Tingvall, and others. As a composer and leader published between 2003 and 2012 the album “Nextbeat”, “Unit Five,” “Naked” and “More Music”, tens instead are the albums in which it appears as a sideman.

Nicola Angelucci
Nicola angelucci has been sideman of many of the most interesting leader of Jazz, such as Benny Golson, Steve Grossman, Sonny Fortune, Wess Anderson, Jeremy Pelt, Joel Frahm, Andy Gravish, Jim Rotondi, Alex Sipiagin, Sam Yahel, Aaron Goldberg, Larry Granadier, Peter Bernstein, Dave Kikoski, John Hicks, George Garzone, Joey De Francesco. Angelucci was a member of the trio of Enrico Pieranunzi and “live tour” 2008 with Mario Biondi. Despite his young age he has to his credit about 30 discs as a sideman, and three as a leader.

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