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Alberto Pinton

Saxophonist and woodwinds player Alberto Pinton has been performing on the European and international jazz and improvised music scenes since the mid-eighties.

Alberto Pinton Nascent, his new band, has recently recorded a new cd of original compositions soon to be released on the Red Horn Records label.

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Italian multi-reed ace Alberto Pinton takes his art rather seriously. Time and time again he produces some of the more stimulating jazz to be heard. - Glenn Astarita, All About Jazz

All told, the Alberto Pinton Quintet personifies the excitement that jazz represents, along with a deep feeling for what lies close to our hearts. - Jim Santella, Cadence Magazine

With Motionemotion, Pinton and his peers deliver a document that plays upon Pinton's well crafted ideals mixed with a restlessness that takes advantage of his ensemble's rich talents. - Jay Collins, One Final Note

Here is music that proudly proclaims its debt to tradition, aims for urgency and authenticity rather than fizz and thrills, welcomes fugitive tonalities and formal experimentation, and refuses to make any aesthetic compromise in order to have all that it wants. - Joe Milazzo, Bagatellen

Pinton is a creative improviser on all reeds, and his writing approach allows him to be expressive on each of them. - Frank Rubolino, Cadence Magazine

Pinton's versatility never seems to cloud his judgment. - Hugh Gregory, Jazz Review UK

Playing with the facility of a tenor saxophonist, Pinton manipulates his baritone to produce smooth multiphonic cadenzas. - Ken Waxman, Jazz Weekly

Pinton is for real, and I’d be happy to see his work published by serious labels and diffused in the right circles

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Don Cherry Don Cherry
Odean Pope Odean Pope
Gunter Hampel Gunter Hampel
Matana Roberts Matana Roberts
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Iordache Iordache
Larry Ochs Larry Ochs
Aram Shelton Aram Shelton

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