Andrea Veneziani

“With Oltreoceano, Veneziani has a chance to reflect on the last couple of years through sensitive arrangements that display his penchant for composition. After a brief interlude, the album opens with Night Flight. The piece is a Veneziani original presented in 3/4 time. It is light and opens with delicate piano before the entrances of Veneziani and Pederson set up an easy groove. The double bassist’s playing is warm. Another Veneziani original, In Viaggio con Te, invokes a number of time signature shifts. It moves effortlessly from a melodic opening waltz to 5/4, 7/4 and 4/4, all while keeping its pure tone and delightful musicality.

With a firm sense of jazz history and a desire to cross oceans of sound, Veneziani’s Oltreoceano is a swinging entry in what should be a very exciting career for the bassist.„

— Jordan Richardson - Canadian Audiophile

“Veneziani conceived a mature album, where the trio develops a complex and open conversation based on contemporary forms as well as on elaborations of tunes of the jazz tradition.

Substantially, we hear that modern way to conceive jazz that could be defined outside of any style, but it’s well conscious of its linguistic origins.„

— Maurizio Franco - Musica Jazz

“The Andrea Veneziani Trio, with the Italian bassist joined by pianist Kenny Werner and drummer Ross Pederson, exudes great spirit amidst dynamic interplay on the self-produced Oltreoceano.

This calling card of an album makes for most enjoyable listening, and is worth seeking out, particularly for jazz piano trio fans.„

— Stuart Kremsky - International Association of Jazz Record Collectors

News

Mar 01 2017

Concerts in Miami

Thrilled about several upcoming performances at the top jazz clubs in Miami, Florida, at the beginning of May 2017! Please check the Events page for details.
Aug 01 2015

Tour in Norway and Italy

Very excited about the performances in Norway and Italy for the summer of 2015! Please visit the Events page for the exact itinerary.
Jun 08 2014

Artist residency at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey

During the second week of June 2014, I will have the honor to be a visiting artist, as part of the New York Jazz Workshop faculty, at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey. It will be a great week of teaching and performing with Marc Mommaas, Tony Moreno, Fay Victor, Kenny Wessel and Nikolaj Hess. Please visit the Events page for the exact itinerary.

Upcoming events

Nov
28
2017
Tuesday

Yuichi Hirakawa Trio @ Arthur’s Tavern

7:00pm - 57 Grove Street, New York, NY 10014, United States
Free entrance, for information visit www.arthurstavernnyc.com
Dec
1
2017
Friday

Jostein Gulbrandsen & Andrea Veneziani Duo @ Aretsky’s Patroon

6:00pm - 160 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017, United States
Free entrance
Dec
3
2017
Sunday

New York Jazz Workshop Ensembles @ Silvana

3:30pm - 300 West 116th Street, New York, NY 10026, United States
Free entrance