Tony Pacini

Tony Pacini Bio: A life in jazz.

The jazz piano artistry of Tony Pacini has been enthusiastically enjoyed by nightclub and festival audiences throughout the West coast as well as in his hometown of Portland, Oregon.

Born in Tokyo, Japan (May, 1970), while his father, (a consumate musician) was on the road at the time; pianist Tony Pacini came to Portland, Oregon as an infant. Tony's exposure to music began at an early age, having the added benefits of growing up in a musical family including three uncles, two aunts and a father all of whom were experienced musicians. A piano student since age 5, Tony led his first trio as a teenager, holding down weekends at a popular jazz spot.

Read more


What The Critics Say:

...Pacini is a master of his material. Stunning and impressive...
The Portland Tribune

...With his plentiful musical gifts he's something special...
Jazzscene Magazine

...Lighthearted strides, lush chordal structures and memorable melodies all brought together by Pacini's sophisticated touch...
The Oregonian

...Burnin'... Joey DeFrancesco

...The cream of Portland's bebop crop, Phineas Newborn-esque pianist Tony Pacini...
Willamette Week

...Fearless... Dave Frishberg

11 Photos

Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Apr30Sat Mel Brown Trio
Portland Prime
Portland, OR
7:30 PM
May4Wed Mel Brown Quartet
Jimmy Mak's
Portland, OR
7:30 PM
$5
May7Sat Mel Brown Trio
Portland Prime
Portland, OR
7:30 PM
May11Wed Mel Brown Quartet
Jimmy Mak's
Portland, OR
7:30 PM
$5
May13Fri Tony Pacini Trio
Benson Hotel
Portland, OR
8:00 PM
May14Sat Mel Brown Trio
Portland Prime
Portland, OR
7:30 PM
May18Wed Mel Brown Quartet
Jimmy Mak's
Portland, OR
7:30 PM
$5

Albums

Live At Jimmy Mak's
Live At Jimmy Mak's
Saphu Records
2007
buy

Videos

Support All About Jazz's Future

We need your help and we have a deal. Contribute $20 and we'll hide the six Google banner ads that appear on every page for a full year!

Fund All About Jazz's Future