Renato D’Aiello’s Quartet - Celebrating Cedar Walton
Thursday 18th May 2023
Tickets: £20.00 Seat at a shared Table for 4 /£15.00 Seat – No Table
Show: 8:00pm-9:30pm – Single Set 75 min
Please note you can book for dinner either before or after the show.
The Hampstead Jazz Club is thrilled to announce the return of this marvellous band comprised of four highly talented and sensitive artists, who will take you on a beautiful trip exploring various landscapes.
The music of Cedar Walton is rooted in jazz but is also influenced by latin music, which offers a great combination of grooves and melodies to the listener.
The compositions are wonderful and the harmonic structures are suitable territory for improvising and creating some beautiful atmospheres.
The band is passionate about Cedar Walton’s music and looks forward to sharing some great moments with the audience.
This is a new band, created by Renato in October 2018. All four amazing musicians share the same love for the music of Cedar Walton.
Renato is on tenor sax, originally from Naples, Italy, and resident in London since 1999. Renato works regularly between the UK, Paris, Italy, Spain and Switzerland as a very respected and sought after saxophonist.
On the piano is one of the most in-demand, swinging piano players on the UK scene, the highly-talented pianist from Kent, Jake Werth.
On the bass, one of the top UK bassists, Lorenzo Morabito. Despite being only 20 he is one of the most sought-after bassists in the country, playing with all the top names from UK.
Finally, on the drums, another highly talented artist, Alfonso Vitale, born in Sicily, Italy, and now resident in London since 2015. Alfonso is also very busy, playing with many bands in addition to being in Renato’s band for the last 8 years, playing every Monday upstairs at Ronnie Scott’s.
“His solos tell a story. Their lines unfold with a natural flow, especially on the ballads ‘For Heaven’s Sake’ and ‘Portrait of Jenny’.” – Jack Massarick, Evening Standard ****
“Renato is a superlative saxophonist with a passionate and poetic soul. He has all the virtues – a beautiful sense of time and pacing and a technique which effortlessly projects his brilliantly flowing ideas.” – Ian Carr, Jazz writer
“…When you hear it on the subtly-simmering ‘For Heaven’s Sake’ you know you’re in the presence of a master improviser.” – Brian Blain, Jazz UK review
Renato D’Aiello – Tenor sax
Jake Werth – Piano
Alfonso Vitale – Drums
Lorenzo Morabito -Bass
Please note, The Club is not licensed to allow access to Children under the age of 16 after 9pm, so for evening performances, please do not book tickets for children under the age of 16. Children aged 16 and above are welcome at any time.
For £20.00 Tickets:
Seats are not numbered and you will be seated at available tables. Please note tables seat 4 people, so for bookings of less than 4 people, you will be seated and share a table for 4.
For £15.00 Tickets:
This is a fully seated event. Seats are not numbered and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.
Please NOTE, there is NO food served in the Jazz Club, there is a bar for drinks. We advise booking a table for dinner at the Duke of Hamilton upstairs at least 1hr before show-time – Book Here
Please note the Jazz Club is situated in the basement of the Duke of Hamilton Pub and access is via a number of stairs. The nearest toilets are situated on the 1st floor of the Pub.
Doors: 7:30 pm | Show: 8:00 pm