Who is John Pizzarelli?
World-renowned guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli has been hailed by the Boston Globe for “reinvigorating the Great American Songbook and re-popularizing jazz.” The Toronto Star pegged him as “the genial genius of the guitar.”
Who is John Pizzarelli’s cabaret partner?
Pizzarelli performs annual fall engagements at the Café Carlyle with Jessica Molaskey; Time magazine calls the duo the “Astaire-Rodgers of the cabaret world.” Most recently, the Huffington Post raved, “An evening with John and Jess is unparalleled.
What kind of music does Paul Pizzarelli write?
Pizzarelli married songs from great pop songwriters of his own generation with traditional jazz arrangements and melodies. Double Exposure, released in 2012, united the Beatles and Lee Morgan, Tom Waits with Billy Strayhorn and the Allman Brothers Band with the style of Wes Montgomery.
Who influenced Joe Pizzarelli?
While plenty of jazz greats influenced his work—Benny Goodman, Les Paul, Zoot Sims, Clark Terry and Slam Stewart, among others—Cole has been Pizzarelli’s hero and foundation over the last 25 years. He devoted two albums to his music, Dear Mr. Cole in 1994 and P.S. Mr. Cole, recorded and released five years later.
Where can I find John Pizzarelli’s podcast?
The show is also available globally as a podcast at www.johnpizzarelli.com and via iTunes. John has performed on America’s most popular national television shows such as The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Great Performances as well as the talk shows of Jay Leno, David Letterman, Regis Philbin and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
When did Pizzarelli start touring?
Since its release in 2015, Pizzarelli has toured North America, South America, Asia and Europe performing shows centered on Frank Sinatra’s centennial, the songs of Johnny Mercer and a McCartney program in which his quartet is joined by strings and a horn section.