Date(s) - 01/14/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maureen's Jazz Cellar
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Jazz Bassist Martin Pizzarelli brings Int’l Fingerstyle Guitar Champion Mark Sganga and Drummer extraordinaire Jonathon Peretz for an evening of music from Bucky, Bossa Nova & Beyond! $15 Cover.
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Martin Pizzarelli is a jazz bassist who has worked w/ brother John Pizzarelli for 25 years, and from there working w/ 7-string guitarist Ed Laub along w/ 7-string guitar master (and father) Bucky Pizzarelli. For the past two years, Martin has been working and recording w/ Brazilian drummer of Jobim fame Duduka da Fonseca as well as w/ Int’l Fingerstyle Guitar Champion Mark Sganga.
Mark Sganga has enthralled audiences from Stockholm to Kuala Lumpur to the Thredbo Jazz Festival in Australia. He’s been featured on tours and recordings w/ Indian violin virtuoso Dr. L. Subramaniam, alongside Larry Coryell and Herbie Hancock and has played opposite the legendary Taj Mahal. He’s performed numerous times at Iridium in NYC, often as the guest of the legendary Les Paul. He is a repeat featured performer and judge at The Indiana State Fingerstyle Guitar Competition as well as a main stage performer for several years at the reputable Walnut Valley Guitar Festival in Wichita, KS where he won first place in 2009.
Jonathon Peretz is known in the music industry as being a drummer of a wide range of musical styles from jazz, to pop and rock, from Caribbean to Brazilian rhythms, from standards to classical. He’s worked closely w/ an impressive array of musical masters, incl. the late trumpet giant Maynard Ferguson and Ben E. King. From 1993 to 1995 he was a member of the legendary Blood, Sweat & Tears with David Clayton-Thomas, and then moved on to tour the world for 2 years w/ international pop sensation Ricky Martin.