Letizia Gambi Quintet
With special guests; Lenny White, Fahir Atakoglu, Dave Stryker, Jisoo Ok and Ollie Bowmann.
Born in Naples, Italy, Letizia Gambi is an international singer, songwriter and actress considered one of the most versatile and talented Jazz singers of her generation. She had worked with such stellar players as Gato Barbieri, Chick Corea, Ron Carter, Lenny White, Wallace Roney, and Patrice Rushen.
Her two albums, Introducing Letizia Gambi (2012) and Blue Monday (2016), were considered for Grammy Awards as Best Vocal Jazz Album and Best Arrangements for Vocals. She has received accolades from many respected artists, including Sting, who described her as “A Stunning vocalist!”
Letizia Gambi’s music is a combination of her Italian-Neapolitan roots with the heritage of Black American Jazz. Her Mediterranean passion speaks through Jazz's language. It is a "Cultural fusion", her January performance at Blues Alley will feature a veritable “United Nations” of jazz musicians.
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