Joe Lovano

Joe Lovano

 

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Joseph Salvatore Lovano (born December 29, 1952)[1] is an American jazz saxophonist, alto clarinetist, flautist,[1] and drummer. Since the late 1980s, Lovano has been one of the world's premiere tenor saxophone players, described by critic Chris Kelsey of Allmusic as "the tenor titan for our times" and relentlessly creative and innovative,[2] earning a Grammy Award and several mentions on Down Beat magazine's critics' and readers' polls. He is married to jazz singer Judi Silvano with whom he records and performs. Lovano was a longtime member of a trio led by drummer Paul Motian.

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Highlights10

52nd Street Themes
 
52nd Street Themes is a studio album by the American jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano.
Celebrating Sinatra
 
Celebrating Sinatra is a 1996 studio album by American jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano released via Blue Note.
Joyous Encounter
 
Joyous Encounter is a 2005 album by the jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano.
Rush Hour
 
Rush Hour is an album by the American jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano featuring an orchestra arranged and conducted by Gunther Schuller recorded in 1994 and released on the Blue Note label.

Photos - Joe Lovano273

People Recently Photographed with Joe Lovano2

Popular Albums38

Album Appearances & References62

Popular Live Albums3

Live Album Appearances & References4

Minor Film Appearances & References1

Collaborators & Influencers30

Other Music-Related Relationships25

Personal & Professional Relationships2

Awards & Nominations1

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Videos5

Spotify - Albums164

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts47

Joe Lovano @ Shea Center For Performing Arts
Wayne, United States
March 4, 2018
Joe Lovano with Frankfurt Radio Big Band @ Russelsheim Theatre
Russelsheim, Germany
March 9, 2018
Joe Lovano with Frankfurt Radio Big Band @ Stadttheater Aschaffenburg
Aschaffenburg, Germany
March 10, 2018
Joe Lovano Europa Quartet @ Teatro Ristori
Verona, Italy
March 13, 2018
Manhattan School of Music Jazz Orchestra ft. Joe Lovano @ Aaron Davis Hall
New York, United States
April 4, 2018
Manhattan School of Music Jazz Orchestra ft. Joe Lovano @ Aaron Davis Hall
New York, United States
April 5, 2018
Manhattan School of Music Jazz Orchestra ft Joe Lovano @ Dizzy's Club Coca Cola
New York, United States
April 9, 2018
Manhattan School of Music Jazz Orchestra ft Joe Lovano @ Dizzy's Club Coca Cola
New York, United States
April 9, 2018
John Scofield Joe Lovano Quartet @ North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Skokie, United States
April 20, 2018
John Scofield Joe Lovano Quartet @ Barrymore Theatre
Madison, United States
April 21, 2018
John Scofield Joe Lovano Quartet @ Turner Hall Ballroom
Milwaukee, United States
April 22, 2018
John Scofield Joe Lovano Quartet @ Hopkins Center for the Arts
Hopkins, United States
April 24, 2018
John Scofield Joe Lovano Quartet @ Jazz St Louis
Saint Louis, United States
April 25, 2018
John Scofield Joe Lovano Quartet @ Jazz St Louis
Saint Louis, United States
April 25, 2018
John Scofield Joe Lovano @ Jazz St Louis
Saint Louis, United States
April 26, 2018
John Scofield Joe Lovano @ Jazz St Louis
Saint Louis, United States
April 26, 2018
John Scofield Joe Lovano @ Jazz St Louis
Saint Louis, United States
April 27, 2018
John Scofield Joe Lovano @ Jazz St Louis
Saint Louis, United States
April 27, 2018
John Scofield Joe Lovano @ Jazz St Louis
Saint Louis, United States
April 28, 2018
John Scofield Joe Lovano @ Jazz St Louis
Saint Louis, United States
April 28, 2018
Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints @ Konzerthaus Dortmund
Dortmund, Germany
May 28, 2018
Frankfurter Hof
Mainz, Germany
May 30, 2018
Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
June 12, 2018
Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
June 12, 2018
Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
June 13, 2018
Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
June 13, 2018
Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
June 14, 2018
Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
June 14, 2018
Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
June 15, 2018
Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
June 15, 2018
Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
June 16, 2018
Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
June 16, 2018
Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
June 17, 2018
Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
June 17, 2018
Joe Lovano Classic Quartet @ Shalin Liu Performance Center
Rockport, United States
August 12, 2018
Joe Lovano @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
August 28, 2018
Joe Lovano @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
August 28, 2018
Joe Lovano @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
August 29, 2018
Joe Lovano @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
August 29, 2018
Joe Lovano @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
August 30, 2018
Joe Lovano @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
August 30, 2018
Joe Lovano @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
August 31, 2018
Joe Lovano @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
August 31, 2018
Joe Lovano @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
September 1, 2018
Joe Lovano @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
September 1, 2018
Joe Lovano @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
September 2, 2018
Joe Lovano @ Village Vanguard
New York, United States
September 2, 2018

News Articles6

Acclaimed pianist set for Welwyn Garden City concert
  –  January 13, 2018
A fiery and creative pianist, Gareth’s remarkable talent has been seen with an impressive array of world-class artists, from jazz/hip hop band ‘Us3’ through to internationally-renowned jazz musicians such as Joe Lovano, Jerry Bergonzi, George Coleman ...
Photographer Jimmy Katz Announces Giant Step Arts, Artist-focused Non-profit Supporting Modern Jazz Innovators
  –  January 12, 2018
Katz is an esteemed recording engineer who has worked with artists including David S. Ware, Joe Lovano, Harold Mabern, William Parker, Benny Golson, Jason Palmer, Chris Potter, Rudresh Mahanthappa and Mark Turner among others. Katz will also create a short ...
Internationally acclaimed trumpeter Sean Jones to chair Peabody Jazz Department
  –  January 11, 2018
A highly respected and in-demand musician, Jones has performed and/or recorded with major figures, including Joe Lovano, Chico O'Farrill, Illinois Jacquet, Jimmy Heath, Frank Foster, Nancy Wilson, Dianne Reeves, Gerald Wilson, and, in the 2011 Tribute to ...
Joshua Redman Quartet to Play the Boulder Theater This Summer
  –  January 9, 2018
Joe Lovano and Dewey Redman). On Compass, released in January 2009 (Nonesuch), Joshua continues to explore the expansive trio format, and with a group of collaborators as intrepid as he is - bassists Larry Grenadier and Reuben Rogers, and drummers Brian ...
Sunday Jazz brunch with the Tal Cohen Ensemble
  –  January 4, 2018
Tal's playing is full of passion, focus and creativity"- Joe Lovano Israeli-born and Australian-reared Tal Cohen's unique piano style owes its roots to the Jewish folk songs and classical music he played in his formative years growing up in Israel.
Deer Head Inn to host book, music event celebrating Ornette Coleman
  –  January 4, 2018
Carrig added that “musicians that have played at the Deer Head Inn and remind me of Coleman's style of performing are saxophonists Dave Liebman, Joe Lovano and Mike Collins, and pianist Hal Galper.” When considering his favorite Coleman works ...

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