years. Dave Liebman
Roberto has all the qualities I look for in a musician… Joe LaBarbera
Roberto exhibits an amazing assuredness of swing and technique juxtaposing a contemporary linear approach with respect for the roots. His touch on the piano and great spirit, along with his angular compositional approach makes this a worthwhile and enjoyable listen.
Roberto Tarenzi shows a lyrical and swinging pianism, at the same time a modern and original phrasing whit great respect for the roots.
He collaborated with some of the best Italian and international musicians; among them Max Roach, Bobby Watson, Bob Brookmeyer, David Murray, Eddie Daniels, David Raksin, Enrico Rava. Today plays regularly with Stefano Di Battista, Rosario Giuliani international quartet, Nicky Nicolai, Jean Charles Richard, Roberto Gatto, Franco Ambrosetti, Nat Su. A special mention to the collaboration with worldwide acclaimed saxophonist David Liebman, documented on “Cues trio meets David Liebman” (Abeat records) and two records for Verve entitled Dream of Nite and Negative Space…
“Other Digressions" is the first cd as a leader and shows his greatness as pianist and composer. Flanked by some of the best jazz musicians on the national scene. This recording session contains the synthesis of all his musical journey in recent years, and launches Roberto Tarenzi into the Olympus of the European pianism.
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