“Ricardo Grilli is a postbop guitarist with a sideline interest in the cosmos.” —Downbeat
Acclaimed jazz guitarist Ricardo Grilli brings his formidable quartet to Zinc jazz club on Monday, November 18. He’s supported by pianist Julian Shore, bassist Rick Rosato, and drummer Jesse Simpson.
Acting in New York City, guitarist and composer Ricardo Grilli is one of the most prominent voices of modern guitar, having received critical acclaim from renowned vehicles such as the New York Times, Downbeat, Jazz Times, All About Jazz, Jazz Podium (Germany), Jazz Life (Japan) and many others.
He has performed with international musicians such as Chris Potter, Chris Cheek, Eric Harland, Will Vinson, John Escreet, EJ Strickland, Aaron Parks and Joe Martin among others. His most recent release “1954” features Aaron Parks, Joe Martin, and Eric Harland.
Ricardo also headlined at some of the most renowned jazz clubs in the world such as The Blue Note, Iridium, Smalls, Scullers (Boston), Sidedoor (Connecticut), The Rex (Toronto), The A-Trane (Berlin), JazzB (Sao Paulo) among others.
In 2013, he released his first CD, If On A Winter’s Night, a Traveler edited by Steve Greenlee of the Jazz Times as his best record debut of 2013.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in guitar with honors from Berklee College Of Music and a master’s degree in Jazz Studies from New York University.
Showtimes are at 7:30 pm & 9:00 pm. Tickets: $20 in advance / $25 at the door. For more info call (212) 477-9462 or visit https://zincjazz.com. Alternatively, you may purchase tickets directly through Eventbrite at https://intouchent.eventbrite.com.