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Roberto Occhipinti’s Quartet and Claudio Jr. de Rosa at the Rex

Date:

11/17/2018


Roberto Occhipinti’s Quartet and Claudio Jr. de Rosa at the Rex

Saturday, November 17: Roberto Occhipinti’s Quartet will perform at the Rex Hotel in Toronto. Special guest: Claudio Jr. de Rosa

Roberto Occhipinti is one of Canada's premier bassists, comfortable in a wide variety of musical contexts. He toured and recorded with Blue Note recording artist Jane Bunnett on her last 3 albums, including the Grammy nominated disc Alma de Santiago. In addition, Roberto toured with Juno award winning group NOJO, performing at Canadian jazz festivals with the legendary saxophonist Sam Rivers. Roberto has recorded 3 albums with Cuban piano virtuoso Hilario Durán including 2005 Juno award winning Album New Danzon which he produced and performed. Roberto continues this musical partnership with upcoming performances in the US and Canada.

As a classical musician, Roberto Occhipinti has been a member of the Winnipeg Symphony, Hamilton Philharmonic and Canadian Opera Company Orchestras. He has performed with virtually every classical music ensemble in Toronto and recent performances include the St. Lawrence Quartet, The Gryphon Trio and Via Salzburg.

In addition, with an interest in Contemporary Music, he was a member of the new music group Arraymusic, performed with New Music Concerts and was principal bass of the Esprit Orchestra.

Information

Date: Da Saturday, November 17, 2018 a Sunday, November 18, 2018

Time: At 9:45 pm

Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura

Entrance : Free


Location:

THE REX HOTEL JAZZ & BLUES BAR 194 QUEEN ST. WEST TORONTO

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