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Sounds of Italy concert series presents Alma Antigua

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When: Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Where: I AM Books – 189 North Street, Boston, MA 02113 Click here to purchase tickets. Alma Antigua: Cassan/Muratore/Pignataro is a trio exploring original music and arranged existing compositions from the Mediterranean regions and Latin America in a chamber jazz context, while maintaining the connection to its folkloric roots. The combination of soulful and haunting melodies with modes and resonances from these geographical areas creates a very original springboard for improvisation, moving musical dialogs and creative interpretations. Roberto Cassan: Accordion John Muratore: Guitar Marco Pignataro: Soprano & Tenor Saxophone ...

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Jazz musician and educator Marco Pignataro finds his place in Boston

Marco Pignataro playing the saxophone (photo courtesy of http://www.marcopignataro.net/)

After 20 years away from his native Bologna, jazz saxophonist and composer Marco Pignataro is finally feeling at home in Boston. But as he discusses his latest album Sofia’s Heart – released in late 2011 to critical acclaim – it becomes clear that hasn’t always been the case. On an album that Pignataro describes as a “personal musical diary,” songs like “Homesick” and “Bologna d’Inverno” express his sense of longing for Italy. “Once you’re outside your country, you feel like part of you is still there,” Pignataro says. “It never leaves. Through a part of my life it was a ...

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Saxophonist Marco Pignataro Celebrates CD Release

Marco Pignataro playing the saxophone (photo courtesy of http://www.marcopignataro.net/)

Italian jazz music saxophonist Marco Pignataro celebrates the release of his new jazz CD, Sofia's Heart, with a performance at Cambridge's Multicultural Arts Center on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m.

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