“One of America’s premier living tenor saxophonists.” (Bergonzi)
“A beacon of hard-won virtuosity and open-eared creativity.” (Garzone)
—The New Yorker
Acclaimed Tenor Saxophonists Jerry Bergonzi & George Garzone bring their formidable group to Zinc on Friday, February 14. They’re supported by pianist David Kikoski, bassist Peter Slavov, and drummer Francisco Mela.
Tenor saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is an internationally recognized jazz performer, composer, author, and educator.
Bergonzi has performed throughout the world at all the major jazz festivals and jazz venues, with his own ensembles as well as with numerous jazz greats. His music is renowned for its innovation, mastery, and integrity. His discography includes more than 60 recordings, notably Standard Gonz with the Jerry Bergonzi Quartet on the Blue Note label; he also has 60 recorded song titles registered with ASCAP.
Saxophonist George Garzone is a member of The Fringe, a jazz trio founded in 1972 that includes bassist John Lockwood and drummer Bob Gullotti, that performs regularly in the Boston area and has toured Portugal. The group has released three albums. A veteran jazzman, Garzone has appeared on over 20 recordings. He began on the tenor when he was six, played in a family band and attended music school in Boston. In addition, Garzone has guested in many situations, touring Europe with Jamaaladeen Tacuma and performing with Danilo Perez, Joe Lovano, Jack DeJohnette, Rachel Z, and John Patitucci among others.
Showtimes are at 7:30 pm & 9:00 pm. Tickets: $30 in advance / $35 at the door. For more info call (212) 477-9462 or visit https://www.zincjazz.com. Alternatively, you may purchase tickets directly through Eventbrite at https://intouchent.eventbrite.com.