Joe Lovano

Joe Lovano



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.



The Corner Tavern
The Corner Tavern is a song by musical artist Joe Lovano, released on March 9, 2018.
Fee Fi Fo Fum
Fee Fi Fo Fum is a song by musical artist Joe Lovano, released on February 23, 2018.
Dream State
Dream State is a song by musical artist Joe Lovano, released on February 2, 2018.
52nd Street Themes
52nd Street Themes is a studio album by the American jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano.

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Popular Live Albums3

Live Album Appearances & References4

Popular Songs3

Song Appearances & References1

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Personal & Professional Relationships2

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Spotify - Albums & Singles165


Spotify - Appears On39


Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles5

The best jazz gigs this week: Maarja Nuut graces Little Museum
  –  March 17, 2018
Buckley is a free-blowing horn in the tradition of Michael Brecker and Joe Lovano, and the session – dubbed Dublin Standard Time – also features virtuoso Venezuelan pianist Leopoldo Osio and first-call Dublin bassist Dave Redmond.
Women in Jazz Jam headliner Diane Monroe embraces musical freedom
  –  March 14, 2018
I always played the guitar or the piano.” Professionally, Monroe has a long list of accomplishments to her credit: four years with The String Trio of New York, during which she toured with Joe Lovano, Anthony Davis and Oliver Lake; performances with Yo ...
Artist Profiles: Trio da Paz
  –  March 11, 2018
This CD won the Jazz Journalists Association award of “The best Brazilian jazz album of the year” in 2002. The Trio’s Cafe album includes special performances by Cesar Camargo Mariano, Dianne Reeves and Joe Lovano.
NYC Event Alert: Songwriting & Production Masterclass – Power Station at BerkleeNYC, 3/10
  –  March 8, 2018
a jazz workshop and recording session led by Joe Lovano, Gary Burton jazz chair in performance; and Music of the African Diaspora, led by Nedelka Prescod, associate professor of ensembles. The programs will be open to the public. Following this burst of ...
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
  –  February 21, 2018
Geoffrey Smith salutes virtuoso saxophonist Joe Lovano as he approaches his 65th birthday. As a master of tenor, soprano and alto, Lovano has developed a reputation for his inventive approach to tackling a whole spectrum of styles, from funk to free ...


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