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From October to April the Torrione San Giovanni, a splendid round tower along the Renaissance city walls, becomes a venue for jazz lovers
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Since 1999, the Jazz Club is hosted by the beautiful Torrione di San Giovanni, which is a part of the city walls. There, it is possible to enjoy about 70 concerts, from September to late April.

Many important characters of the international jazz panorama have played there, making one of the best European jazz clubs out of it.
Many collaborations have been organized in the last few years: with Ferrara Musica, Ferrara Arte, Conservatorio G. Frescobaldi, Memorial Mirto Govoni, Crossroads - Jazz e altro in Emilia-Romagna and Bologna Jazz Festival.


Every Monday, Friday and Saturday evening the major interpreters on the national and international scene give this place the typical atmosphere of the classic jazz clubs.

Timetable

Friday February 1st
The Tower Jazz Composers Orchestra
Marta Raviglia, voice; Alfonso Santimone, direction, piano and electronic; Piero Bittolo Bon, direction, sax alto, clarinet and flutes; Sandro Tognazzo, flute; Glauco Benedetti, tuba;
Mirko Cisilino, Pasquale Paterra, Gabriele Cancelli, trumpets; Filippo Vignato, Federico Pierantoni, Lorenzo Manfredini, tromboni; Gianluca Fortini, clarinets and sax alto; Tobia Bondesan, sax tenore; Filippo Orefice, sax tenore, clarinet and flute; Beppe Scardino, sax baritono, sax alto and flute; Luca Chiari, Riccardo Morandini, guitar; Federico Rubin, electric piano; Alessandro Garino, piano; Stefano Dallaporta, double-bass and electric bass; Andrea Grillini, Simone Sferruzza, drums; William Simone, percussions
Saturday February 2nd
CRAIG TABORN - DAVE KING DUO
Craig Taborn, piano; Dave King, drums
Monday February 4th Monday Night Raw
Federica Michisanti Silent Rides; Francesco Lento, trumpet; Francesco Bigoni, sax tenore; Federica Michisanti, double-bass
Friday February 8th Ladies in Mercedes
LE SCAT NOIR ‘AEROGRAPHY’
Natalia Abbascià, voice and violin; Ginevra Benedetti, voice; Sara Tinti, voice and piano; Francesco Zaccanti, double-bass; Gianfilippo Invincibile, drums; Anselmo Luisi, body percussion
Saturday February 9th
JAVIER GIROTTO REUNION CUMBRE
Javier Girotto, sax baritono; Gianni Iorio, bandoneón; Alessandro Gwis, piano and electronics
Monday February 11th Monday Night Raw
Andrea Grillini Yoruba
Federico Pierantoni, trombone; Piero Bittolo Bon, sax alto, flute ans clarinet basso; Filippo Orefice, sax tenore and clarinet; Glauco Benedetti, tuba; Luca Chiari, guitar; Alfonso Santimone, piano; Stefano Dallaporta, double-bass; Andrea Grillini, drums
Friday February 15th
MARCO CAPPELLI THE NESBØ PROJECT
Oscar Noriega, clarinets; Shoko Nagai, bandoneón and electronic; Marco Cappelli, guitar; Ken Filiano, double-bass; Satoshi Takeishi, percussions
Saturday February 16th
FRANCESCO CAFISO + 11
Francesco Cafiso, sax alto; Simone La Maida, sax alto; Antonangelo Giudice, sax tenore; Marco Postacchini, sax baritono; Daniele Giardina, trumpet; Giacomo Uncini, trumpet; Giovanni Hoffer, french horn; Massimo Morganti, trombone; Pierluigi Bastioli, trombone basso; Emilio Marinelli, piano; Gabriele Pesaresi, double-bass; Massimo Manzi, drums
Monday February 18th Monday Night Raw
ELIOT ZIGMUND 4ET PLAYS BILL EVANS AND BEYOND
Chris Cheek, sax tenore; Luca Mannutza, piano; Lorenzo Conte, double-bass; Eliot Zigmund, drums
Friday February 22nd
ISTANTANEA ENSEMBLE
Tommaso Ussardi, direction; Clara Cocco, flute; Daniele D’Alessandro, clarinet and clarinet basso; Denis Zardi, piano; Pietro Fabris, violin e viole; Alma Napolitano, violin; Giuseppe Franchellucci, violoncello; Jordi Tagliaferri, percussions.
Saturday February 23rd
In collaboration with Ferrara Musica
MARC RIBOT CERAMIC DOG
Marc Ribot, guitar and voice; Shahzad Ismaily, electric bass and electronics; Ches Smith, drums
Monday February 25th Monday Night Raw
MAHAKARUNA QUARTET
Gabriele Cancelli, trumpet and cornetta; Cene Resnik, sax tenore; Giorgio Pacorig, piano; Stefano Giust, drums
Friday March 1st
The Tower Jazz Composers Orchestra
Marta Raviglia, voice; Alfonso Santimone, direction, piano andd electronics; Piero Bittolo Bon, direction, sax alto, clarinet basso and flautes; Sandro Tognazzo, flute; Glauco Benedetti, tuba;
Mirko Cisilino, Pasquale Paterra, Gabriele Cancelli, trumpets; Filippo Vignato, Federico Pierantoni, Lorenzo Manfredini, tromboni; Gianluca Fortini, clarinets and sax alto; Tobia Bondesan, sax tenore; Filippo Orefice, sax tenore, clarinet and flute; Beppe Scardino, sax baritono, sax alto and flute; Luca Chiari, Riccardo Morandini, guitar; Federico Rubin, electric piano; Alessandro Garino, piano; Stefano Dallaporta, double-bass and electric bass; Andrea Grillini, Simone Sferruzza, drums; William Simone, percussions
Saturday March 2nd
DAYNA STEPHENS GROUP
Dayna Stephens, saxophones; Aaron Parks, piano; Ben Street, double-bass; Jeff Ballard, drums
Monday March 4th Monday Night Raw
FRANCESCO DIODATI BACKLINE
Leïla Martial, voice and electronic; Francesco Diodati, guitar; Stefano Tamborrino, drums
Friday March 8th
LANZONI – MORGAN – MCPHERSON
Alessandro Lanzoni, piano; Thomas Morgan, double-bass; Eric McPherson, drums
Saturday March 9th
In collaboration with Crossroads jazz and other in Emilia-Romagna
GEORGE CABLES Quartet feat. VICTOR LEWIS
Piero Odorici, saxophones; George Cables, piano; Darryl Hall, double-bass; Victor Lewis, drums
Monday March 11th Monday Night Raw
Amanda Tiffin Trio
Amanda Tiffin, voice and piano; Stefano Dallaporta, double-bass; Nelide Bandello, drums
Friday March 15th
LARRY OCHS FICTIVE FIVE
Larry Ochs, saxophones; Nate Wooley, trumpet; Ken Filiano, double-bass; Pascal Niggenkemper, double-bass; Harris Eisenstadt, drums;
Saturday  March 16th
QUINCY JONES presents…
JUSTIN KAUFLIN TRIO
Justin Kauflin, piano; Evan Gregor, double-bass; Jimmy Mcbride, drums
Monday March 18th Monday Night Raw
GIACOMO ANCILLOTTO LUZ
Giacomo Ancillotto, guitar; Igor Legari, double-bass; Federico Scettri, drums
Friday March 22nd Ladies in Mercedes
Patrizia Laquidara, voice; Daniele Santimone, guitar; Davide Repele, guitar; Stefano Dallaporta, electric bass; Nelide Bandello, drums; Andrea Santini, electronics
Saturday March 23rd
YAMANDU COSTA SOLO RECITAL
Yamandu Costa, guitar
Monday March 25th Monday Night Raw
Pietro Tonolo Too Many Pockets; Pietro Tonolo, saxophones; Giancarlo Bianchetti, guitar; Marco Frattini, drums
Friday March 29th Ladies in Mercedes
Marta Raviglia, voice; Tony Cattano, trombone; Costanza Paternò, voice; Manuel Attanasio, voice; Giacomo Ancillotto, guitar; Fabrizio Puglisi, piano
Saturday March 30th
In collaboration with Ferrara Musica
ERIK FRIEDLANDER THROW A GLASS
Erik Friedlander, cello; Uri Caine, piano; Mark Helias, double-bass; Ches Smith, drums
APRIL
Monday April 1st Monday Night Raw
ROSA BRUNELLO Y LOS FERMENTOS
Michele Polga, sax tenore; Frank Martino, guitar andd electronic; Rosa Brunello, double-bass and keyboards; Luca Colussi, drums
Friday April 5th
ISTANTANEA ENSEMBLE - PIERROT LUNAIRE (A.Schönberg)
Tommaso Ussardi, direction; Gaia Mattiuzzi, voice; Clara Cocco, flute; Daniele D’Alessandro, clarinet and clarinet basso; Denis Zardi, piano; Pietro Fabris, violin and viola; Giuseppe Franchellucci, cello; Dimitri Sillato, electronics and violin; Alfonso Santimone, electronics
Saturday April 6th
In collaboration with Crossroads jazz and other in Emilia-Romagna
ANDREA POZZA MEETS HARRY ALLEN
Harry Allen, sax tenore; Andrea Pozza, piano; Simon Wolf, double-bass; Anthony Pinciotti, drums
Monday April 8th Monday Night Raw
Filippo Orefice Trio; Filippo Orefice, sax tenore; Fabrizio Puglisi, piano; Marco D'Orlando, drums
Friday April 12th Ladies in Mercedes
Sara Jane Ghiotti, voice; Barbara Piperno, flute; Tim Trevor-Briscoe, clarinet; Anselmo Pelliccioni, cello; Simone Migani, piano; Andrea Taravelli, double-bass; Pasquale Montuori, drums
Saturday April 13th
DON BYRON - ARUÁN ORTIZ DUO
Don Byron, sax tenore and clarinet; Aruán Ortiz, piano
Monday April 15th Monday Night Raw
RYAN BLOTNIK KUSH
Ryan Blotnick, guitar; Scott Colberg, double-bass; RJ Miller, drums
Friday April 19th Ladies in Mercedes
ALESSIA OBINO ‘A Sound’s A Millon Shapes’
Alessia Obino, voice and piano; Federico Pierantoni, trombone; Piero Bittolo Bon, saxophones, flutes and electronics; Giancarlo Bianchetti, guitar; Rosa Brunello, electric bass; Marco Frattini, drums
Saturday April 20th
In collaboration with Ferrara Musica
THE NEW STANDARD TRIO
Jamie Saft, piano; Steve Swallow, electric bass; Bobby Previte, drums
Mercoledì April 24th
Seamus Blake, sax tenore; Alfonso Santimone, piano;  Danilo Gallo, double-bass; Enzo Zirilli, drums
Friday April 26th
DAN WEISS STAREBABY
Craig Taborn, piano and keyboards; Matt Mitchell, piano and keyboards; Ben Monder, guitar; Trevor Dunn, electric bass; Dan Weiss, drums
Saturday April 27th
In collaboration con Crossroads jazz and other in Emilia-Romagna
GIOVANNI GUIDI 5et ‘Avec Le Temps’
Francesco Bearzatti, sax tenore; Roberto Cecchetto, guitar; Giovanni Guidi, piano; Thomas Morgan, double-bass; João Lobo, drums
Monday April 29th Monday Night Raw
ANDREA MOLINARI 51
Andrea Molinari, guitar; Alessandro Presti, trumpet; Enrico Zanisi, piano; Matteo Bortone, double-bass; Enrico Morello, drums
Martedì April 30th
The Tower Jazz Composers Orchestra
MARTA RAVIGLIA voice; Alfonso Santimone, direction, piano and electronics; Piero Bittolo Bon, direction, sax alto, clarinet basso and flutes; Sandro Tognazzo, flute; Glauco Benedetti, tuba; Mirko Cisilino, Pasquale Paterra, Gabriele Cancelli, trumpets; Filippo Vignato, Federico  Pierantoni, Lorenzo Manfredini, tromboni; Gianluca Fortini, clarinets and sax alto; Tobia Bondesan, sax tenore; Filippo Orefice, sax tenore, clarinet and flute; Beppe Scardino, sax baritono, sax alto and flute; Luca Chiari, Riccardo Morandini, guitar; Federico Rubin, electric piano; Alessandro Garino, piano; Stefano Dallaporta, double-bass and electric bass; Andrea Grillini, Simone Sferruzza, drums; William Simone, percussions.

Where

Ferrara - Torrione San Giovanni - Via Rampari di Belfiore, 167

When

From January to April 2019

Opening

Concerts start at  9.30 pm; Jam session 11 pm

Price

Full price: From 15 to 25 euro
Red. from 10 to 20 euro.

Ferrara Jazz Club is linked to Endas association: it is necessary to own a guest pass, in order to enter the club. It is possible to get a guest pass before the events.

Contacts

Jazz Club Ferrara - Torrione San Giovanni - Via Rampari di Belfiore 167
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