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EtnaFest 2006 - Catania, Sicily

EtnaFest 2006 (Third Edition) EtnaFest is a State-financed music season that takes place in Sicily (Italy), in the city of Catania, every year. It is promoted by the Government of the Province of Catania and in the past has hosted artists as such as Woody Herman Orchestra, Brad Mehldau Trio, Gilberto Gil, Hanna Schygulla, João Bosco, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dave Holland, Brian Blade, Anouar Brahem, Russell Malone, Benny Green, Janis Siegel, Juliette Gréco, Mulgrew Miller, Steve Nelson, Charles Lloyd, Geri Allen, Jackson Browne, Elvis Costello, David Byrne, Patti Smith, Manhattan Transfer, Antony and the Johnsons, Steve Martland, Philip Glass, Bobby McFerrin, Ahmed Abdullah, Eric Alexander, Ronnie Mathews, Jimmy Cobb, David Krakauer, Delta Saxophone Quartet, Steve Reich Musicians.

§ For informations: Daniele Lo Porto This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Artistic Director: Gianni Morelenbaum Gualberto This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

§ November 21, 2005 - Manhattan Transfer Janis Siegel, Tim Hauser, Alan Paul, Cheryl Bentyne, voices Yaron Gershovsky, music director, piano and keyboards Wayne Johnson, electric guitar John B. Williams, bass Steve Hass, drums

§ January 16, 2006 Klezmatics Lorin Sklamberg, vocals, accordeon Frank London, trumpet Matt Darriau, clarinet saxophones Lisa Gutkin, violin Paul Morrissett, acoustic and electric bass, tsimbl David Licht, drums

§ January 21, 2006 - Karl Berger Octet: In the Spirit of Don Cherry Graham Haynes, cornet, flugelhorn, doussn' gouni Carlos Ward, alto sax Peter Apfelbaum, tenor saxophone, flute, piano, percussion Bob Stewart, tuba Karl Berger, piano, vibes, melodica Mark Helias, bass Tani Tabbal, drums Ingrid Serto, voice and poetry

§ January 25, 2006 - Abdullah Ibrahim Trio & I Nuovi Cameristi: African Suite Conductor: Carlo Boccadoro Abdullah Ibrahim, piano Belden Bullock, bass George Gray, drums

§ February 4, 2006 - David Kikoski Trio David Kikosky, piano Boris Kozlov, bass Ali Jackson, drums

§ February 23, 2006 - The Steve Kuhn Trio Steve Kuhn, piano Eddie Gomez, bass Billy Drummond, drums

§ February 25, 2006 - Absolute Ensemble, conducted by Kristjan Järvi: ABSOLUTE/ZAPPA® Special guests: Mike Keneally, electric guitar; Napoleon Murphy Brock, tenor saxophone, flute, vocals; Django Bates, keyboards

§ March 7, 2006 - Lou Reed

§ March 8, 2006 - Phillip Johnston Ensemble: George Méliès Project Music for the films: Le mélomane, La sirène, Damnation du docteur Faust, Voyage dans la lune, Hydrothérapie fantastique, Les Quat' Cents farces du diable, Voyage à travers l'impossible Phillip Johnston, soprano and alto saxophone Joe Ruddick, baritone sax, piano Mark Josefsberg, vibraphone Dave Hofstra, bass

§ March 13, 2006 - Richard Galliano NY Trio with Gary Burton Richard Galliano, accordeon Gary Burton, vibraphone James Genus, bass Clarence Penn, drums

§ March 15, 2006 - Bobby Previte & Coalition of the Willing Bobby Previte, drums Jamie Saft, keyboards Steven Bernstein, slide trumpet, trumpet Charlie Hunter, electric guitar

§ March 18, 2006: James Blood Ulmer with Vernon Reid James Blood Ulmer guitar and vocals; Vernon Reid - guitar; Charles Burnham electric violin and mandolin; Mark Peterson - bass; Aubrey Dayle - drums; Rick Steff - piano, wurlitzer, accordeon; David Barnes harmonica

§ March 28, 2006 - John Scofield plays the music of Ray Charles John Scofield, guitar; Gary Versace, Hammond B-3; John Benitez, bass; Steve Hass, drums; Meyer Statham, vocals and trombone

§ April 1, 2006 - Billy Bang Group Billy Bang, violin; Ted Daniel, trumpet; James Spaulding, alto sax and flute; John Hicks, piano; Curtis Lundy, basso; Michael Carvin, drums

§ April 10, 2006 - Philip Glass Ensemble: Music for the film Powaqqatsi, directed by Godfrey Reggio

§ April 18, 2006 - Yusef Lateef Quartet Yusef Lateef, flutes and saxophones Joseph Bowie, trombone and percussion Jean-Paul Bourelly, guitar Adam Rudolph, percussion

§ April 26, 2006: Looper & John Tilbury: MASS, audio-visual performance (John Tilbury-piano & Looper: Nikos Veliotis -video & cello, Martin Küchen-saxophones, Ingar Zach-percussion)

§ May 9, 2006 - Dino Saluzzi Trio Dino Saluzzi, bandoneón José Saluzzi, acoustic guitar Matias Saluzzi, bass

§ April 27, 2006 - João Gilberto

§ May 4, 2006 - Jim Hall (guitar) & Geoffrey Keezer (piano)

§ May 15, 2006 - Alvin Curran with Domenico Sciajno: music for films by Stan Brakhage

§ May 20, 2006: The World Saxophone Quartet Experience: Tribute to Jimi Hendrix David Murray tenor

§ May 31,2006 - Carla Kihlstedt Trio: 2 Foot Yard Carla Kihlstedt, viola and vocals; Marika Hughes, cello; Shahzad Ismaily, percussion

§ June 3, 2006: Trapist Martin Brandlmayr (drums), Martin Siewert (guitars, electronics), Joe Williamson (bass)

§ TBA (July 2006): Chico Buarque de Hollanda

§ July 2, 2006 - Carla Bley Big Band

§ July 10, 2006 - John Zorn & Masada John Zorn, alto saxophone Dave Douglas, trumpet Greg Cohen, bass Joey Baron, drums

§ TBA: Oren Ambarchi/Giuseppe Ielasi

§ TBA: Steve Martland Band

§ TBA: London Saxophonic

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