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Ferdinando Argenti: Argenti

Read "Argenti" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Grazie, Mi Il Amore.

The name Argenti has three significances here. First, it is the name of the Pisa, Italy-native Ferdinando Argenti is pianist-vocalist. Second, it is the name of Mr. Argenti's band. Third, Argenti is his first recording. He is Berklee-educated and his pianism contains hints of Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, and Herbie Hancock. Since ...

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Ferdinando Argenti: Argenti

Read "Argenti" reviewed by Jim Santella

His developmental environments have helped to determine the eclectic nature of Ferdinando Argenti's small group jazz album. As a graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, the pianist has immersed himself in the world of improvisation. His piano trio original “Pisa Nova" smokes. As a native of Pisa, Italy who grew up listening to ...

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Ferdinando Argenti: Argenti

Read "Argenti" reviewed by Dave Nathan

Italian born Ferdinando Argenti started with piano lessons at the age of seven. Moving to the U. S. in 1984 he attended Berklee College of Music where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. Over the years, the pianist/vocalist has worked such jazz notables as Chet Baker , Lee Konitz and Kenny Wheeler.

On this album, Argenti reveals ...