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by Lorens Chuno
On this episode, I chat with drummer Michael Vitali, a versatile and avid practitioner of jazz who has played with household jazz names, and is also active in the world music scene. We talk about being a working musician, traveling around Europe, and other related stuff. Michael's group, the Michael Vitali Trio has a new album ...
A native of Zurich, Switzerland, Michael Vitali hit the New York music scene in 2002, shortly after graduating from Berklee College of Music. Though he arrived with little more than a change of clothes, a drum set and a voracious appetite for music, Michael immediately impressed his audiences and peers with his innate sensitivity and dynamism. The appropriately named Vitali maintains an astonishing performance schedule, with appearances in New York’s most popular venues, such as Fat Cat, Smoke, Cleopatra’s Needle and The Metropolitan Room, to name a few. Michael has toured throughout the US and Europe, he has recorded on several albums and performed live on WKCR. Steeped in jazz tradition, Michael is also known for his versatility