Renato D’Aiello Quintet

plays the music of Cedar Walton

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Last Show: Wednesday 27 th March 2019

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Renato D’Aiello has become known as one of the strongest and most original saxophone sounds around. His treatments of jazz standards, and originals, both live and on cd, have won great admiration from audiences and the press. Renato studied with masters such as Sal Nistico, Tony Scott, Steve Grossman and Joe Henderson. He has played with great jazzmen like: Art Farmer,Sal Nistico, Steve Grossman, Eddie Duran, Kirk Lightsey, Keith Copeland, Duffy Jackson, Tony Scott, Jim Mullen, Bruce Forman, Gene Calderazzo, Phil Lee, G.Husband., Alain Jean Marie.


“Renato is a superlative saxophonist with a passionate and poetic soul. He has all the virtues - a beautiful sense of time and pacing and a technique which effortlessly projects his brilliantly flowing ideas.”

Ian Carr, Jazz writer

Renato has played in most of the major venues and festivals in the UK, and since May 2002 he has played regularlyl in Paris, receiving warm acclaim from Jazz Hot magazine and TSF radio.

Since July 2010 Renato has been running a very successful Monday night Upstairs at Ronnie Scott.

Renato performs regularly at PizzaExpress Dean street in London.

Band Lineup

Renato D’Aiello (tenor sax) 

Mark Bassey (trombone) 

Matyas Gayer (piano) 

Adam King (bass) 

Alfonso Vitale (drums)


Renato D’Aiello tenor sax 

Mark Bassey trombone 

Matyas Gayer piano 

Adam Kind bass 

Alfonso Vitale drums