Jimmy Nistico & Jazz Express at The Nash
Posted by Lorene Ely on May 14, 2022
Fri, June 17, 2022
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Jimmy Nistico and Jazz Express present a hard-swingin’ evening of jazz, featuring the music of Horace Silver, Wayne Shorter, Hank Mobley and Sal Nistico, plus other artists. Jim Nistico was born in Syracuse, NY, and raised in a musical home with older brother Sal Nistico paving the way on saxophone. Jim got started on clarinet at age 10, switching to tenor sax (Sal’s hand me down) at age 15. He played his first professional gig at 16 and continued playing in local clubs until age 21, when he landed a “pit band “gig at 3 Rivers Inn in upstate NY, backing Patti Page, Jerry Vale, Al Martino , and several other music legends of the day...