Archive for August 3rd, 2021

Rocco Ventrella – Reflections

largeBari, Italy born saxophonist Rocco Ventrella has meanwhile conquered a firm place in the smooth jazz scene, which he has achieved with skill and perseverance. He found his entrance with the homage Tribute To Grover Washington, Jr. (2005), followed by Give Me The Groove (2007), Sweet Temptation (2013),  Another Time (2015). and  Keep In Touch (2018). With his EP Colors (2019) he offered soulful and funky ballads, bluesy jazz fusion and a blues-rock flavored cover of a Bob Dylan classic.

His newest EP Reflections (2021) features Tom Schuman, Lin Rountree, Roberto Vally, Patrick Yandall, Pablo Gadda and more. The EP is available on all major digital platforms.