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Ron Fattorusso to play Sunfest

After losing his father and sister early in life; after 30 years of being a backup musician for singers and other musicians; after 2 years of writing, recording and releasing 15 tracks of his music; after receiving rave reviews from jazz critics and fans; after having eight songs from this one CD on international TV and radio for the last 3 months; after all of that jazz, You can now hear native South Florida jazz saxophonist, Ron Fattorusso and his eight piece band LIVE at Sunfest playing smooth & cool to funky & sizzling’ hot jazz.

The Band: Ron Fattorusso; Saxes, Bob Curbelo; keyboards, Mitch Farber; guitars, John Bauer (guest artist); guitar, Doug Michels: trumpet, Tom Pitchford; trombone, Matt Bonelli; bass, Jack Ciano; drums, Paul "Papillon" Alicea; percussion.

"I remember going to a David Sanborn concert years ago with my wife Teri and thinking how wonderful it is to have the opportunity to write and perform your own music. During the show, she told me that she would like to see and hear me up there. From that moment on I thought to myself, why not! It was a motivational moment for me". -Ron

As if from Cape Canaveral, the day has come as Ron's career has been launched with his first solo CD skyrocketing into the smooth jazz world with great reception and rave reviews from jazz critics and his own peers.

A multi-talented instrumentalist, Ron is one of the few who can play each instrument equally well having mastered Soprano, Alto, Tenor Saxes and flute. He has been passionately working on his music for the last 2 years, end result; a great 15 track jazz CD. "I Know You’re There" is a beautiful ballad dedicated to his father and sister who he lost too early in life. They will always remain in his heart and memories. Ron had played for and performed with such stars as Bing Crosby, Shirley Bassey, Steve Lawrence, Edie Gorme, Hal Linden, Joan Rivers, Mitzi Gaynor, Julio Iglesias, Celia Cruz, Rodney Dangerfield, Milton Berle, Henny Youngman, Olga Guillo, Willie Chirino, Lissette, Lola Flores, Iris Chacon, Susy Leman, Robert Carlos, Tony Orlando & Dawn, Vicki Carr, Peter Allen and Eddie Arnold. By the 1980's he backed up Desi Arnez, The Temptations and jazz giants Ira Sullivan, Joe Diorio and Eddie Daniels. From 1981-83 Ron went on 'sold out' concert tours with El Puma. In 1980, while working as a musician, he opened a recording studio in South Florida (Star Track Recording). Having recorded countless of talented musicians over a 20 year span, he has been able to use his experience, knowledge and apply it to his first solo jazz CD, Up All Night.

Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: Ron Fattorusso
  • Event Date: April 30 @ 2:00pm
  • Subtitle: Up All Night
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