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

“Of the standards, Monk’s Pannonica and Parker’s Segment stand out. One of Veneziani’s best pieces is the shimmering, mid-tempo Mark Rothko, which features a solo introduction by the bassist.„

— Jon Ross - Downbeat

“This is a good record.„

— Olli Ervasti - Jazz Rytmit

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

Feb
17
2018
Saturday

Ken Kobayashi Quartet @ Tomi Jazz

8:00pm - 239 East 53th Street, New York, NY 10022, United States
$10 cover charge, for information visit www.tomijazz.com
Feb
23
2018
Friday

Jostein Gulbrandsen & Andrea Veneziani Duo @ Aretsky’s Patroon

6:00pm - 160 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017, United States
Free entrance
Mar
22
2018
Thursday

Andrea Veneziani Trio @ Settepani

7:00pm - 196 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10026, United States
Free entrance