Cincotti opens Winter Jazz
December 30, 2005
Jazz Aspen Snowmass has announced two performances in its Winter Jazz series.Jazz musician Peter Cincotti is set for Feb. 24. The singer-pianists first DVD, Live in New York, was released last month, on the heels of last years CD, On the Moon. The 22-year-old was also featured last year in the Bobby Darin biopic, Beyond the Sea.Pianist Chick Corea will perform March 16 with his Spanish-oriented band Touchstone. The group features three musicians from Spanish guitarist Paco de Lucias band, plus drummer Tom Brechtlein of Robben Ford & the Blue Line.Both shows are at the Belly Up. For further information, go to http://www.jazzaspen.org.In addition, Jazz Aspen has set the dates for its summer festivals. The June Festival is June 22-25 under a tent in Aspens Rio Grande Park. The Labor Day Festival is outdoors in Snowmass Villages Town Park. Jazz Aspen will also produce, for the second year, Sonoma Jazz +, a music, food and wine festival in Sonoma, Calif.