PERICOPES

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Pericopes is a jazz duo project that began in Italy in 2007 by pianist Alessandro Sgobbio and saxophonist Emiliano Vernizzi.

One would best describe their style as ‘New Jazz’, with roots in the European tradition, Afro-American music, and improvisation, and an affinity for melody and compositional structure.

Pericopes has already participated in many important jazz festivals in Europe – the Umbria Jazz Festival (Perugia, Italy), Parma Jazz Frontiere (Parma, Italy), Jazz Pas Grave and Unesco International Jazz Day (Paris, France), BurgJazz (Münster, Germany) where they have presented their acclaimed double-debut CD “The Double Side“.

In Paris, Pericopes began collaborating with New York based drummer Nick Wight, marking the inception of a “transatlantic” musical direction. With a third voice, Pericopes’ style incorporated new elements of groove, avant-garde jazz, and post-rock interplay without loosing its integrity for melody and compositional structure.

Fuelled by this support and enthusiasm, this trio-project performed for a U.S. tour and recorded
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PERICOPES The Double Side Vol. I - Lights album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Double Side Vol. I - Lights
Fusion 2012
PERICOPES The Double Side Vol. II - Shadows album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Double Side Vol. II - Shadows
Fusion 2012
PERICOPES Frames album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Frames
Fusion 2014
PERICOPES These Human Beings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
These Human Beings
Fusion 2015
PERICOPES Pericopes + 1 : Legacy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pericopes + 1 : Legacy
Fusion 2017
PERICOPES What What album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
What What
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2018
PERICOPES Pericopes +1 : Up album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pericopes +1 : Up
Eclectic Fusion 2020

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