19 may '17
Starts at 20.30u
€ 20,- / € 15,- (studenten/scholieren)
John Patitucci has been at the forefront of the jazz world for the last 30 years and active in all styles of music. Three-time Grammy award winner, nominated over fourteen times and he has played on many other Grammy award-winning recordings. John has performed and/or recorded with jazz giants such as Dizzy Gillespie, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Stan Getz, Freddie Hubbard, Roy Haynes, Wynton Marsalis, Michael Brecker and countless others and is a long time member of the Wayne Shorter Quartet. He has been active as a composer has been commissioned
to write for various chamber music groups. He has performed as a soloist with numerous Symphony Orchestras and also hosts an interactive online bass school through artistworks.com.
In 2015 John released his 14th solo CD, entitled Brooklyn, with the “John Patitucci Electric Guitar Quartet” featuring Adam Rogers and Steve Cardenas on electric guitars and Brian Blade on drums. A documentary entitled Back in Brooklyn was filmed during the recording of Brooklyn and is currently being screened. In addition to his own groups, John
continues to tour with The Wayne Shorter Quartet and a new trio, “Children of the Light”, featuring Danilo Perez on piano and Brian Blade on drums that we have seen on our JIW stage in October 2015. Lucky us.