Rocco Ventrella"When I played Cannonball Saxophone for the first time I was very impressed and captured by the tone and by the responsiveness! Also its look very nice. I LOVE IT!!! Try Cannonball and you will agree with me." ~ Rocco Ventrella
BioThe saxophone player Rocco Ventrella has enjoyed a Grammy Awards Pre-Nomination for Contemporary Jazz Best Album for his 2007 CD "Give Me The Groove" produced by Bruce Nazarian and scored Top 20 smooth jazz radio stations with 5 tracks of the CD: Soulful Strut, Winelight, Alleria, On The Night, and Give Me The Groove and also received positive reviews from Bruce Nazarian, George Duke, Everette Harp, Dave Koz, Marion Meadows, Chris Standring and more.
Rocco Ventrella appeared in selected jazz festivals include the "James Brown Festival" in Georgia, the "1° Annual Smooth Jazz Festival" in Austria, the "The Cube Smooth Jazz Festival" plus with Brian Culbertson in Austria, the "Augsburg Smooth Jazz Festival" plus with Gerald Albright , Paul Brown, Jessy J in Germany, the "Mallorca Smooth Jazz Festival 2013" plus with Rick Braun. Also Rocco played 200 shows in 30 countries in front of more than 500 thousand people.
Actually Rocco continues to tour the world sharing stages with most respected artists such as Peter White, Marion Meadows, Candy Dulfer, Renato Falaschi, Mindi Abair, Jessy J., Brian Culbertson, Nick Colionne, Jackiem Joyner, Nils, Paul Brown, Gerald Albright, Jonathan Fritzen, Greg and Gary Grainger, Brian Simpson, Rick Braun, Marc Antoine, Michael Lington and more.
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