Piero Tucci piano Anthony Michelli drums, Mike Filice tenor sax, Duncan Hopkins bass
Piero Tucci is a highly talented Canadian pianist and sax player based in Sheffield who has appeared many times at Seven Arts. He has been a major figure on the Toronto music scene as musical director, keyboardist, saxophonist, accordionist and arranger in many jazz and R&B bands. He has played with and backed a diverse range of musicians that include The Drifters, The 5th Dimension and has opened for James Brown.
He has backed many top front liners including Alan Barnes, Bruce Adams, Jim Mullen, Digby Fairweather and has supported a variety of distinguished jazz stars such as Cleo Laine and Johnny Dankworth, Claire Teal, Courtney Pine, Humphrey Lyttleton, Georgie Fame and Acker Bilke.
Piero can be seen playing locally with The Nicola Farnon Trio.
This time he is bringing over to the UK a group of talented Canadian musicians he has worked with on and off for 30 years. Anthony Michelli and Duncan Hopkins have toured widely in Europe playing with UK musicians like Nikki Isles, Stan Sulzmann, Martin Speake.
Piero Tucci's Canadian Quartet@Seven Arts 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton Leeds LS7 3PD Sunday 14th January 2018
£10/8 concessions NUS £5 kids under 16 free