GreenRoom Exchange & Origins Jazz Presents The Leo Genovese Trio
Sunday, March 17, 2024 at 6PM Transylvania University Mitchell Fine Arts Blvd - CARRICK THEATER
GreenRoom Exchange is excited to bring Leo Genovese back with his world class trio for an evening of original compositions!
Leo Genovese Trio includes:
Leo Genovese – piano
Jeff Williams – drums
Francesco Marcocci – bass
Leo’s brilliance is unquestioned, having recently received a Grammy Award for his solo on Wayne Shorter’s last record “Live at the Detroit Jazz Festival”, and awarded “Rising Star on Piano” in Downbeat Magazine’s latest poll,. He has released eleven albums as a leader and appeared on dozens as a sideman. Leo tours with The Mars Volta when not pursuing his own projects.
In a career spanning fifty years drummer Jeff Williams has played with a litany of jazz greats: Stan Getz, Lee Konitz, and Dave Liebman’s Lookout Farm, Joe Lovano and Tom Harrel. Jeff has recorded seven albums for the Whirlwind Recordings label.
Born in Washington D.C. and raised in Pisa, Italy, Francesco Marcocci has shared the stage, toured and recorded with renown artists, such as Dave Liebman, Leo Genovese, Francisco Mela, Mino Cinelu, Jeff Williams, Daniel Carter, Godwin Louis, Vasil Hadzimanov, Mon Laferte, Lulu Gainsbourg, just to name a few.
CELEBRATE THE CREATIVE
Green Room Exchange creates international cross-cultural experiences by bringing artists and musicians from other countries to the Bluegrass.
Offering the opportunity to see other cultures through the eyes of those that live there, using the universal language of music and art.