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ARTICLE: RADIO

Jerry Vivino, Ken Burns Jazz, Quincy Jones and More

Read "Jerry Vivino, Ken Burns Jazz, Quincy Jones and More" reviewed by Joe Dimino

The long-time member of Conan O'Brien's Basic Cable Band Mr. Jerry Vivino kicks off this week's episode with music from his latest album Coast to Coast recorded with his good friend and legendary jazz cat Bucky Pizzarelli. From there, we move into another great album by the Organ Jazz Trio, a Kansas City institution led by ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Jerry Vivino and the LA/NY Jazz Trio: Half Moon Bay, CA, June 9, 2013

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Jerry Vivino and the LA/NY Jazz Trio
Douglas Beach House
Half Moon Bay, California
June 9, 2013

Three top-flight jazz musicians--saxophonist/flautist Jerry Vivino (soprano, tenor, and baritone), the ever-inspiring pianist Mitchel Forman and stand-up bassist Kevin Axt (touted as being Los Angeles' busiest bassist)--presented themselves on a breezy, sunny afternoon at the Bach Dancing and ...

NEWS: EVENT

New Years East Coast Swing at Vitello's New Years Show & Dance Party with Jerry Vivino Quartet

New Years East Coast Swing at Vitello's New Years Show & Dance Party with Jerry Vivino Quartet

New Years East Coast Swing at Vitello's New Years Show & Dance Party with Jerry Vivino Quartet Swing in the New Year with the musicians from the Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien. Saxophonist Jerry Vivino and his Quartet including Scott Healy piano, Mike Merritt bass, James Wormworth drums and Jerry Vivino on Reeds as well as vocals! Jerry ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Jerry Vivino's NY Quartet Plays Upstairs at Vitello's

Jerry Vivino's NY Quartet Plays Upstairs at Vitello's

April Williams Presents Jerry Vivino's NY Quartet from the Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien Plays Thursday August 6, 2009 Studio City. Jerry's First West Coast Gig!

Complimentary Wine Tasting 6:30 p.m. Show 7:30 & 9:15 p.m. $10 music charge. Jerry can still be heard nightly, playing in the Max Weinberg 7 on NBC's Tonight Show with ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jerry Vivino: Walkin' With The Wazmo

Read "Walkin' With The Wazmo" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

Multi-reed player Jerry Vivino should be a familiar face to many due to his long-term membership in the Max Weinberg 7, the band that provides the music for Late Night with Conan O'Brien five days a week on NBC. Most of his partners on this new album are connected with the Max Weinberg group or the ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jerry Vivino: Walkin' with the Wazmo

Read "Walkin' with the Wazmo" reviewed by Edward Blanco

New York-based multi-instrumentalist Jerry Vivino, a session player and member of the Max Weinberg 7 house band on the Conan O'Brien late night TV show for the past thirteen years, gives us an offering of an entertaining blend of straight-ahead jazz, bebop and other styles on Walkin' with the Wazmo. On this diverse selection of eight ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jerry Vivino: Walkin

Read "Walkin" reviewed by Jim Santella

Jerry Vivino has put together a fine straight-ahead session that also includes New Orleans funk, Latin jazz, bossa nova and highly creative improvised romps in several other styles.

Vivino's thirteen years with the Max Weinberg 7 in support of Conan O'Brien's late night television show has helped to convince him that variety works. Working ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jerry Vivino Quartet with Lew Soloff: Live at Shanghai Jazz

Read "Live at Shanghai Jazz" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Jerry Vivino wants to have fun.

The multi-instrumentalist has played with the pop likes of Bruce Springsteen, Mark Anthony, Ricky Martin, the Max Weinberg 7, and Bette Midler. He has also appeared several movie soundtracks as well as his own recordings. So, how does a bright-lights kind of saxophonist play jazz?

Over the top, ...