February 27th, 2022 7pm Stage
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Saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist and composer Nick Biello is developing a reputation as an exciting and artful musician. He brings his new Quintet featuring trumpet virtuoso and musical compatriot Charlie Porter to Rockwood Stage 3 to feature newly composed music.
Nick has shared the stage with world-class artists, such as Slide Hampton, Cedar Walton, the Jimmy Heath Big Band, Rich Perry, Phil Markowitz, Steve Davis, Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band, Clarence Penn, John Benitez, Mike Moreno, Henry Cole, Charlie Porter, Victor Bailey, Jaimoe Johnson and Butch Trucks of the Allman Brothers. He has performed at the Pescara and Bussi Jazz Festivals in Italy, the Qatar Music Festival, as well as the Litchfield Jazz Festival, the New Haven Jazz Festival, and the Westchester Jazz Festival. Nick's saxophone has been heard at venues such as the Blue Note, Birdland, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Lincoln Center, The Iridium, B.B. King's, The House of Blues, The Paramount Theater, The Birchmere Theater, Smalls, Smoke, Zinc Bar, The Kitano, Cellar Dog, and Joe's Pub at the Public Theater.
Nick has been recorded on hundreds of albums, from his own original projects to his work as a sideman for other artists. His debut album, "Vagabond Soul," released in 2017 on the Truth Revolution Recording Collective, features Phil Markowitz, John Benitez, Clarence Penn, Paul Jones, Andrew Renfroe, and Vincent Lionti.
Nick Biello Quintet
Nick Biello - saxophone
Charlie Porter - trumpet
Chris McCarthy - piano
Alex Tremblay - bass
Peter Kronreif - drums