POSTED: DECEMBER 31ST, 1969
The Sicilian Jazz Project has been dazzling audiences since debuting at the 2004 Distillery Jazz Festival in Toronto with their intriguing mix of traditional Sicilian folk songs arranged and presented in modern jazz.
The brainchild of JUNO Award winner Michael Occhipinti, The Sicilian Jazz Project features some of Canada’s finest jazz musicians and Italian traditional vocalists including Roberto Occhipinti, Ernie Tollar, Dominic Mancuso, Kevin Turcotte, Louis Simao, and Barry Romberg.
Finally available on CD, The Sicilian Jazz Project is being released in Canada on Tuesday, June 24th. In support of the new release, Michael and the group will be performing at Trane Studio, 964 Bathurst Street at 9:30PM on Friday, June 20th and Mezzetta Cafe, 681 St. Clair Avenue West as part of the TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival.
To preview the album visit www.thesicilianjazzproject.com
or to pre-order the CD, log-on to www.truenorthrecords.com