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LORENZO SANGUEDOLCE  saxLorenzo_Sanguedolce_Sax__Home.html

Lorenzo Sanguedolce is a Brooklyn based tenor saxophonist and improviser whose music is not defined by genre or style. His debut album, “Live at the Yippie,” with bassist Michael Bisio, was released on NoBusiness Records in November 2009. His quartet featured here, with David Arner (p), Francois Grillot (b) and Todd Capp (d), performed at the Vision Festival XV in June 2010. Other projects include a trio with pianist Kazzrie Jaxen and bassist Michael Bisio, as well as a quintet with alto saxophonist Nick Lyons, guitarist Adam Caine, bassist Adam Lane and drummer John Wagner.

Lorenzo is a member of the New York Soundpainting Orchestra and Eric Eigner’s Mysterium Electric Soundpainting Septet. He has also performed and/or recorded with Connie Crothers, John Zorn, John Tchicai, Ken Filiano, Ratzo Harris, Richard Tabnik, Carol Liebowitz, Andy Fite, Lou Grassi, Barry Altschul and Jose Conde, among others.

A native Rochesterian, Lorenzo studied at the Eastman School of Music, the Hochstein School and School of the Arts. Before moving to New York City, he lived in Milan, Italy for six years, where he began an ongoing collaboration with pianist, composer, neuropsychiatrist and multidisciplinary artist Paolo Ferrari. In this period, he also co-founded the performance group Mass Construction, an improvising ensemble comprised of musicians, actors, dancers and visual artists.

In addition to performing in the New York City area and in Europe, Lorenzo also teaches private lessons in his Brooklyn studio.

[Sanguedolce] sports a full-bodied, attractive sound that, while capable of achieving intense heights, always seems to have a melodic core at its center.” —Robert Iannapollo, All About Jazz–New York

Lorenzo Sanguedolce Quartet @ Vision Festival XV