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Max Ionata - Tenor Sax   Spike Wilner - Piano   Tyler Mitchell - Bass   Dan Aran – Drums


Born in 1972, Max Ionata is considered one of the most important Italian saxophonists on the scene. In the span of just a few years, he has won praises from the critics and accolades, succesfully performing both in Italy and abroad.
Having published more than 70 CDs in collaboration with Italian and international artists, Max Ionata is a widely recognized musician, particularly appreciated in Japan. He is the leader in several groups' projects and collaborates frequently with many prestigious artists. He's been playing in the most popular jazz clubs and festivals, alongside with great musicians such as: Robin Eubanks, Reuben Rogers, Clarence Penn, Lenny White, Billy Hart, Alvin Queen, Joe Locke, Anne Ducros, Steve Grossman, Mike Stern, Bob Mintzer, Bob Franceschini, Hiram Bullock, Joel Frahm, Miles Griffith, Anthony Pinciotti, Jon Cowherd, John Benitez, Dino Piana, Roberto Gatto, Dado Moroni, Stefano Di Battista, Gegè Telesforo, Giovanni Tommaso, Flavio Boltro, Furio Di Castri, Fabrizio Bosso, Enrico Pierannunzi, Mario Biondi, Ornella Vanoni, Sergio Cammariere, Renzo Arbore and many others.

Max has performed in Japan, China, Netherlands, England, France, Poland, Spain, Portugal, Serbia, Switzerland, Denmark, Deutschland, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Perù and United States.

Among his international awards:

Award "Massimo Urbani" for woodwinds, 2000
First prize at "Baronissi" national jazz contest, 2000
Audience award at "Tramplin Jazz D'Avignon" international contest, France, 2002


Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017

Time: From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

Organized by : IIC

Entrance : Free

Event is now full


Italian Cultural Institue of New York