THE ROBERTO MAGRIS QUINTET FEATURING SAXOPHONIST MARK COLBY

October 31, 2018
8pm & 10PM
$10/$5 STUDENTS & MUSICIANS

 Pianist Roberto Magris was born in Trieste, Italy, on June 19, 1959. Early influences that still resonate with him include Wynton Kelly, Tommy Flanagan, Bill Evans, Kenny Drew, Jaki Byard, Randy Weston, McCoy Tyner, Andrew Hill, Paul Bley, and Steve Kuhn. He began his life as a professional jazz musician in the late ’70s. In his burgeoning career, he performed as a sideman with Kai Winding, Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, and Sal Nistico, and as a guest soloist with the Traditional Jazz Studio bands from Prague.

“MARK COLBY’S SPEAKING OF STAN, A TRIBUTE TO STAN GETZ, IS A PROJECT THAT BLASTS THE MODERN TRIBUTE ALBUM. THIS ONE IS ORIGINAL AND HONEST. NOT TO MENTION THAT, WELL, MARK CAN PLAY.”MICHAEL BARTON, CHICAGO JAZZ MAGAZINE

“COLBY’S PROMINENT TENOR PULLS SO MANY STRANDS OF HIS HISTORY WITH GETZ TOGETHER THAT YOU CAN’T HELP BUT REALIZE THAT HIS LOVE OF GETZ’S MUSICAL SOUND IS TRULY FROM THE HEART.”ALLMUSIC.COM