GMF Jazz Festival

Perico Sambeat Quartet

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Last Show: Friday 18 th August 2017

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Perico Sambeat - recognised as one of the best alto saxophonists in the world today, and one of the most important Jazz musicians to have come out of Europe. His artistic collaborations boast a list of musicians of the very highest caliber including Brad Mehldau, Pat Metheny, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Michael Brecker, and many more. This will be a night of inspiring music, featuring new songs, by a compelling band led by an authentic maestro. Be prepared for surprise guest appearances. Don't miss it.

Sambeat has received numerous awards including the prestigious "Bird Award" given by the North Sea Jazz Festival to the musician deserving wider recognition (2003), and best recording of the year for "Flamenco Big Band" (2008 and 2009).
The concert features a selection of songs drawn from Perico’s award winning compositions, along with some old, some new, some borrowed and some definitely blue.

Band Lineup

Perico Sambeat (alto & soprano sax)
Bruce Barth (piano)
Mark Hodgson (bass)
Francesco Petreni (drums)