2010 WIJBF Performer Profile: Sandro DominelliMay 27, 2010
Saturday July 17, @ Martini Bar, 8:00-10:00pm
Sandro Dominelli is one of Canada`s most creative, talented and tasteful drummers. Through his continuing success’ as a much sought-after composer, band leader, and producer he has proven to be an established luminary in the Canadian music scene. Catching the attention of local and international jazz icons alike, Sandro has collaborated with a long list of the veritable whos who such as Joe Lovano, Sheila Jordan, Ernie Watts, Doug Riley, Oliver Jones, Hugh Fraser, PJ Perry and Tommy Banks. With a Juno Nomination, Western Canadian Music Award, and Canadian Independent Music Award under his belt, Sandro’s achievements continue to make him one of Canada’s most endearing musicians.
Supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and Alberta Foundation for the Arts, ‘The Alvo Sessions’ is Sandro’s most recent musical endeavor. Recorded in New York City, the indian inspired guitar playing of Rez Abbasi, with the electric bass sounds of Chris Tarry, and the thick grooves of Sandro Dominelli have all come together to create an unprecedented sound. This is an exciting new project, that brings jazz aﬁcionados and new listeners alike together in the appreciation of great music. Featuring Sandro Dominelli’s interpretation of Chris Issak’s Wicked Games, Keith Jarret’s Personal Mountains, and his own original compositions, ‘The Alvo Sessions’ stays true to the spirit of jazz.