Joseph Salvatore Lovano is an American jazz saxophonist, alto clarinetist, flautist, and drummer. He has earned a Grammy Award and several mentions on Down Beat magazine's critics' and readers' polls. He is married to jazz singer Judi Silvano with whom he records and performs. Lovano was a longtime member of a trio led by drummer Paul Motian.
|Birth name:||Joseph Salvatore Lovano|
|Born:||December 29, 1952, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.|
|Genres:||Jazz, modal jazz|
|Labels:||Soul Note, Evidence, Enja, Blue Note|
|Associated acts:||Saxophone Summit, SFJAZZ Collective, McCoy Tyner, Shades of Jazz, The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, Judi Silvano, Paul Motian, Marc Johnson|
|Website:||Joe Lovano's Official site|
|Twitter:||Joe Lovano's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Joe Lovano's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Joe Lovano's IMDb|
About Joe Lovano
Grammy Award-winning multi-instrumentalist endorsed by Down Beat Magazine who learned under Gary Burton and Herb Pomeroy.
He attended Berklee College of Music and moved to New York City to perform with Mel Lewis' Big Band.
His work on the album Quartets: Live at the Village Vanguard earned him the title Jazz Album of the Year from Down Beat Magazine.
He married Judi Silvano, a jazz singer.
One of Lovano's early influences was Dizzy Gillespie.
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