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Francesco Jazz Quartet at Zen Arts Group

Courtesy of Francesco Crosara | Posted on January 3, 2024


Zen Arts Group
4218 Ne 103rd Place
Seattle, WA

Francesco Jazz Quartet at Zen Arts Group


Sat, March 2, 2024
7:00 pm

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Alexey Nikolaev
saxophone, tenor
Farko Dosumov
bass, electric


ZEN ARTS GROUP proudly presents the FRANCESCO JAZZ QUARTET, headed by jazz pianist Francesco Crosara with an all-star lineup featuring saxophonist Alexey Nikolaev, bassist Farko Dosumov, and drummer D’Vonne Lewis. The group will present original compositions by Crosara inspired by jazz, classical and latin idioms, plus select jazz standards revisited. Expect vibrant and exuberant music!

“A pianist who originally hails from Italy, Crosara is well-versed in bop lore, and his delicate flow might indicate a debt to Bill Evans.” Down Beat Magazine “The kind of sensitive swing seldom heard since Bill Evans. Crosara’s rubato meanderings are precious insights into his fertile imagination and harmonic daring.” Jazz Times Magazine “Francesco Crosara proves he is a pianist with expert chops and broad interests. […] Crosara has an awareness of world music but a firm grounding in the modern jazz vernacular. His major piano influences are unsurprising: Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea. Like them, he has an interest in electric as well as acoustic jazz.” All About Jazz “Crosara’s compositions are considerate of their audience, providing a source of joy, comfort, escape, and healing. Crosara believes jazz is a collective experience and a “living language” that distills a multitude of identities, backgrounds, and personalities.” Earshot Jazz ...

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