Accompanied by her T Quartet, Ada Montellanico will present to DC Jazz enthusiasts Tencology, a journey through the repertoire of Italian songwriter Luigi Tencoand other classic cantautori revisited with a unique jazz & swing twist.
The intimate and elegant dimension of Ada’s performance, together with her original jazz arrangements, will bring a fresh light on some of the most intense and famous compositions that have accompanied Italy's changes and transformations since the 1960s.
President of the Italian Jazz Musicians Association for many years, Ada Montellanico enjoyed successful collaborations with internationally renowned artists such as Jimmy Cobb, Lee Konitz, Paul McCandless, Enrico Peranunzi and Enrico Rava. For her concert in Washington DC she will be joined by Enrico Zanisi(piano), Jacopo Ferrazza(double bass) and Alessandro Paternesi(drums).
This concert will be broadcast live by WPFW 89.3 FM
Embassy of Italy
3000 Whitehaven Street NW
Washington, DC 20008