MP3 Ian Petillo - Tranquility
Modern, swinging, melodic compositions
9 MP3 Songs in this album (40:06) !
Related styles: JAZZ: Post-Bop, JAZZ: Hard Bop
People who are interested in John Coltrane Elvin Jones Philly Joe Jones should consider this download.
Ian Petillo, New York based Percussionist, Vocalist, and band leader has been entertaining audiences since the age of 12. Ian''s love for music started at the age of 4. Versatile in all styles of music, Ian has proven to be a capable sideman and bandleader on the New York circuit. His formal training began in the 5th grade when he met big band drumming master, Howie Mann. Howie instilled in Ian, a passion for the rich tradition of jazz. After completing his training with Mann, Ian received a scholarship to North Texas State University. His college career was put on hold with a tour of Japan with the New Amsterdam quartet playing swing and traditional jazz. The group performed in various nightclubs and were featured artists at the Houis Ten Bouch Resort during the summer of 1998 playing concert venues for mass audiences. Ian quickly became a fixture on the New York jazz scene, performing with many notables in the jazz circuit such as: Ted Rosenthal, Jane Monheit, Jerry Weldon, Teddy Charles, Dena DeRose, Glen Drews, Billy Drews, Ralph Lalama, Dave Lalama, Dave Pietro, Don Friedman, Lew Soloff, Steve Slagel, Ralph Petersen, Ron Affif , Marcus McLaurine, Diana Witkowski, John Ray, Mike Lewis, Jeb Patton, Nick Russo and Wayne Batchelor to name a few... Ian has worked as a studio musician, playing drums on the Bill Cosby TV series, “The Little Bill Show”. With the Anastasia Rene Jazz Quartet, Ian performed in concert halls, nightclubs, and appeared on television throughout Russia. The group performed in Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, and Moscow. After returning from Russia, the group performed at Carnegie Hall in December of 2005. In addition to his career as a freelance musician, Ian leads his own band, "The Legacy Jazz Band". Ian formed the Legacy Jazz Band in 2000, with the intent to resurrect the lost traditions of jazz, the swing era, and the American Songbook. The group performs a varied repertoire of Latin, Swing, traditional and vocal jazz and Big Band jazz.
“Legacy Jazz Band brings ambiance and sophistication to any affair”
Legacy Entertainment specializes in music for all occasions:
corporate functions, private parties, cocktail hours, wedding receptions, ceremonies, and concert venues. Legacy Jazz offers ensembles that range from solo performers, duos, trios, quartets, to full orchestras. All genres of music and instrumentation available upon request.
Kick your heels up to the sounds of screaming trumpets and explosive swing. LJB plays the music of the 30’s and 40’s for your ballroom dancing pleasure. LJB performs all of you favorite dance steps: Salsa, Cha-Cha, Swing, Fox Trot, Lindy Hop, Calypso, Merengue, Tango, Mambo, and Rumba and many more.....Selections include the classics of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Fletcher Henderson, Tommy Dorsey, Woody Herman, Nat King Cole, and Harry James to name a few.....
For elegant and delicate sounds, background ambiance, cocktail parties, dinner music dinner/Dance shows and cabaret venues, LJB performs the timeless classics of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hart, Billy Strayhorn, Hoagy Carmichael, Antonio Carlos Jobim, and many other noteworthy composers in the jazz idiom.
Legacy Jazz Band also performs traditional jazz (Dixieland Jazz). Paying homage to the great founders of the music like Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Scott Joplin, Fats Waller, "Jelly Roll" Morton, Dukes of Dixieland, and Al Hirt. Ragtime, Stride Second Line, and many others reminiscent sounds are brought back to life in our tribute to the past.