Québec Jazz Festival October 02\\03\\04\\05 2008 Palermo, "Kursaal Kalhesa" - via Foro Umberto I
On 2\\3\\4\\5 October 2008, from Thursday to Sunday, the city of Palermo, Sicily (Italy), will host the Québec Jazz Festival, travelling festival, of which the purpose is to introduce the jazz scene from Québec by hosting in the venues of its editions some of its most significant representa
Flanking pianist Bill Evans for eleven years and chosen by Charles Mingus to play in his latest recording "Me, Myself and Eye": that would be enough as card to present double-bass player Edgardo "Eddie" Gomez from Puerto Rico. Countless his playing together with other relevant musicians, from Miles Davis to the drummers who followed each others in Bill Evan’s trios (’66-’77) Philly Joe Jones, Marty Morell, Jack DeJohnette (the latter with Gomez in "New Directions") , from Lee Konitz an
Gifted with personal style suffused through enviable versatility, precise in both soft ballads and fast paced rhythms, Hays is a surprising piano player who consolidates himself amongst the most interesting talents of international jazz piano.
Born in New York City but raised in Connecticut, this 37 year old piano player has employed his workmanship playing with Sonny Rollins, Benny Golson, Ron Carter, Joe Henderson, Roy Haynes, John Scofield, Donald Harrison, Chris Potter, Al Foster,