by Glenn Astarita
Recording for the prominent modern jazz Savant record label with eminent pianist Cedar Walton and his trio should indicate a milestone in the career of Italian tenor saxophonist Piero Odorici. After performing with trumpeter Eddie Henderson and Latin jazz percussionist Ray Mantilla, and maintaining a balanced global recording and touring regimen, Odorici may garner some additional and well-deserved recognition in the US via this strong outing.The saxophonist's arsenal includes a touch of Coltrane-like sonic spiritualism and a hearty ...read more
by C. Michael Bailey
Jazz is a great gift provided the world by the United States. The music's humble beginnings have been traced to late 19th Century New Orleans and can now be found ubiquitously around the globe. Italy has always been a hotbed of jazz since the Second World War, providing the market many fine musicians, including Giovanni Tommaso, Massimo Urbani, and Fabrizio Bosso. Add to this list tenor saxophonist Piero Odorici with his new live recording, Estate.
Odorici was born in Riola ...read more