Track

Rocco Ventrella

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: January 23, 1961    

Rocco Ventrella

One can only smile and enjoy when hearing the music of Rocco Ventrella. The joy of his music that exudes from his soul is undeniable. His passion for smooth jazz is so obvious with every note he plays.

With “Give Me The Groove” CD, released on February 2007, Ventrella has been Pre-Nominated Grammy Award Contemporary Jazz Best Album 2007.

Ventrella, began playing saxophone in his hometown of Bari, Italy at age ten. As a young boy, he remembers when his father, a lover of jazz music, gave to him an album of Duke Ellington and Ventrella was captured by the sound of the sax of Johnny Hodge and a love was born....
read more

Awards

Pre-Nomination Grammy Award Contemporary Jazz Best Album 2007.

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

Primary Instrument:
Saxophone

Location:
Italy

Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students

Clinic/Workshop Information:
January 2008 Clinic at Berklee College of Boston, MA. September 2008 Clinic at "Mousikè" - Martina Franca(IT) w/Spajazzy Band

Selmer SA80 Alto sax - Beechler Custom #7
Yamaha YSS61 Soprano sax - Beechler rubber #7

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no Rocco Ventrella events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

Submit Take Five Answers. We'll publish your Take Five questions and answers as an article, feature it on the home page and link to it from your musician profile.

Watch More Videos

comments powered by Disqus
Rank: 1,934 Views: 8,317

Weekly Giveaways

Peter Lerner

Peter Lerner

About | Enter

Jamie Saft

Jamie Saft

About | Enter

Sun Trio

Sun Trio

About | Enter

Paul Bley

Paul Bley

About | Enter

An innovative and rich resource For Jazz Musicians

The All About Jazz musician database grows daily
with the help of musicians, supportive professionals and advocates.

Musician? Plug in and promote yourself today.

Learn how