Joe Lovano Tickets
Joe Lovano is one of the most famous American saxophone players ever. Through his amazing work, he has become a major influence for a number of budding musicians. For almost four decades this Grammy Award winning artist has been doing music with some of the biggest names in the industry. Lovano has released over twenty studio albums including From the Soul, Rush Hour, Celebrating Sinatra, Folk Art, Landmarks and Village Rhythm. An amazing saxophone experience awaits you so quickly book your Joe Lovano tickets before they are sold out.
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- Newport Jazz Festival - 3 Day Pass, Fort Adams State Park, tickets for 07/29 TBA at Fort Adams State Park, Newport, RI
- Fri Jul 29 2016
- Newport Jazz Festival - 2 Day Pass, Fort Adams State Park, tickets for 07/30 TBA at Fort Adams State Park, Newport, RI
- Sat Jul 30 2016
Joe Lovano is of Sicilian-American descent. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1952. From a very young age he was into jazz music thanks to his father Big T Lovano. Joe’s initial jazz music influences were acclaimed artists like Sonny Stitt, john Coltrane and Dizzy Gillespie. He regularly practiced jazz music with a number of instruments apart from saxophone such as drums, flute and clarinet. After completing his high school, Joe went for further studies to the world renowned Berklee College of Music. Here he has the chance of learning music under able jazz teachers like Gary Burton and Herb Pomeroy.
Joe mainly focused on the post bop genre. While studying in Berklee he performed as an apprentice with bands like Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra and Woody Herman’s Thundering Herd. Joe later moved to New York and continued performing with Mel Lewis for quite some time. During the early 80’s Lovano joined the quartet of jazz guitarist John Scofield. This was a beginning of a great music relationship as Scofield and Lovano went on to collaborate on a number of different projects. He also produced and composed an album with Scofield titled Oh!. From early 90’s Lovano has been playing a custom made signature Borgani Saxophone that has gold keys and pearl silver body.
Lovano has worked on albums of other notable artists such as bop guitar player John Abercrombie’s open Land, bassist Charlie Haden’s The Montreal Tapes: Liberation Music Orchestra, jazz pianist Steve Kuhn’s Mostly Coltrane. Lovano has composed and produced a number of albums with acclaimed jazz drummer Paul Motian namely The Story of Maryam, One time Out, Motian in Tokyo, At The Village Vanguard, Sound of Love and I Have the Room Above Her. Some fine solo studio albums by Lovano are Tri Fascination: Edition One, Tenor Legacy, Tones Shapes and Colors, Flights of Fantasy: Trio Fascination Edition Two, Quartets: Live at the Village Vanguard, Streams of Expression and Universal Language.
Joe has worked with artists like Bill Stewart, Eddie Henderson, Dave Holland, Lewis Nash, Michael Brecker and Hank Jones. His latest album till date is Cross Culture with the band US Five that includes drummer Otis Brown and Francisco Mela, bass guitarist Esperanza Spalding and pianist James Weidman
Joe Lovano is now in his sixties but his passion and love for music has not changed a bit. He continues to record and perform at some of the best music venues in the country. If you love saxophone then Lovano is a must watch artist for you. You should quickly grab Joe Lovano tickets and be ready for a memorable experience.