Hommage a Gigi di Gregorio

2018-03-14 21:00

Jazz concert

A memorial concert for saxophonist and composer Gigi Di Gregorio, who died 22 October 2017. Nine musicians take to the stage, in quartet, quintet, and duo to play primarily Gigi's compositions. Taking part are:

  • pianists Luigi Bonafede and Riccardo Zegna
  • guitarist Riccardo Anfossso
  • double bass players Mauro Battisti and Giuliano Raimondo
  • drummers Enzo Cioffi and Jerome Achat
  • saxophonists Alfonso Domenici and Franck Taschini

Tickets 10 euros. Takings from the evening are to be donated to the musician's family.

Gigi Di Gregorio studied jazz at Turin's Conservatoire G Verdi. He participated in international jazz festivals, was named best new talent by Italian magazine Musica Jazz in 2015, and collaborated with Mike Mainieri and Harold Danko, with who he released an album on Jazz City Records in the USA.