Sam Mortellaro Trio
"Sam Mortellaro Trio" (Italy)
Sam Mortellaro - piano
Andrea Ruocco - double bass
Alessandro Ruocco - drums
The trio led by pianist Sam Mortellaro won the Conad Contest prize at Umbria Jazz in 2015 for their “stylistic synthesis, characterized by maturity and originality”.
A graduate of jazz and contemporary music at New School University, he studied with the great masters Marc Copland, Robert Glasper, Pat Metheny, Jimmy Owens and Jeff “Tain” Watts. After the Umbria Jazz Festival, he performed in numerous clubs and at international events abroad such as Bern Jazz Festival in Switzerland, Stars of Tomorrow Jazz Festival, Fat Cat and Iridium in New York, Sunside Jazz Club and Baiser Salé in Paris.
Free admission, limited seats available