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Live Concerts

Eddie Gomez Per Sempre Quintet

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 8:00pm
Venue: 

Eddie Gomez – bass
Marco Pignataro – sax
Matt Marvuglio – flute
Laszlo Gardony – piano
Yoron Israel – drums

After a very successful CD release and European tour, the Eddie Gomez Per Sempre Quintet lands in Boston for a rare presentation at the Lilypad, adding local based musicians Laszlo Gardony on piano and Yoron Israel on drums to the basic ensemble line up of Marco Pignataro on sax, Matt Marvuglio on flute, under the leadership of the jazz legend Eddie Gomez.

Grammy winning, legendary bassist Eddie Gomez has been on the cutting edge of music for over four decades. His impressive resumé includes performances with jazz giants such as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Gerry Mulligan and Benny Goodman. Eddie’s distinctive sound and style can be heard on hundreds of recordings spanning the worlds of jazz, classical, Latin jazz, rhythm and blues, popular and contemporary music. At age 21, Eddie became the bassist with the Bill Evans Trio - and rose quickly to prominence. For 11 years, he played an integral role in the Trio’s sound and evolution, and played on many recordings including two Grammy winning albums.