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Bob Albanese and Café Simpatico

Bob Albanese, a native of Newark, New Jersey, began playing the piano when he was eight. He attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston where he studied classical piano, composition, and jazz improvisation. He has performed extensively in clubs and done studio work in New York as well as Puerto Rico with notable Latin jazz artists such as David Sanchez, John Benitez, Richie Flores, and Jerry and Andy Gonzales. He performed with Mauricio Smith and his Latin Band at the Rainbow Room in New York and toured with Buddy Rich and his big band. He was a guest pianist with the Hawaii Symphony and the Honolulu Symphony, and he has performed at the Montreal Jazz Festival, Jazz a Junas (France), the Sunset Club in Paris, and the Catskills Jazz Festival.

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Bob Albanese and Café Simpatico 5/27/03: Bob Albanese and Café Simpatico

Latin Jazz quartet Bob Albanese and Café Simpatico includes Bob Albanese (piano), Jay Collins (flute and saxaphone), David Meade (drums), and Eric Stiller (bass). This performance kicks-off their U.S. Department of State Jazz Ambassadors tour.

Bob Albanese and Café Simpatico

Latin Jazz quartet Bob Albanese and Café Simpatico includes Bob Albanese (piano), Jay Collins (flute and saxaphone), David Meade (drums), and Eric Stiller (bass). This performance kicks-off their U.S. Department of State Jazz Ambassadors tour.

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