Personality profile

Photo: Peter Cardarelli

Peter Cardarelli

jazz
composition, arranging, tenor saxophone

Bio

Bio

1972 – 1976
New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts
1970 – 1980
playing in blues and funky bands with artists such as B. B. King, Maynard Fergusion, Kool and the Gang band etc.
1986 – 1989
University of Massachusetts, Boston, private lessons with Carl Swift
1986 – 1993
member of the Metro Jazz Ensemble Boston, widely touring USA, Canada, Poland, Italy, Spain, Czech Republic etc.
1990 – 1999
teacher of jazz improvisation, saxophone and jazz history at the University of Massachusetts, Boston
1996 – 1999
teacher at the North Shore Community College, Boston and Chopin Conservatory, Boston
1994
founded the Peter Cardarelli Quartet (Peter Cardarelli – tenor saxophone, Ondrej Krajňák – piano, Jozef Brisuda – double bass, Jozef Döme – drums), with whom he appeared at numerous festivals : Jazz Prešov (1998, 1999, 2000), Bratislava Jazz Days (2000), Jazz Under the Castle – Trenčín (2001), Jazz & Blues Fest Levice (2000), Košice jazz fest, festivals abroad: Bologna Jazz Fest, Montreal Jazz Fest, All American College Jazz Fest, Boston Jazz etc.
1998
cooperating with Igor Bázlik writing the jazz cantata The Wail of Jeremiah (music: I. Bázlik, text: M. Rúfus, based on the Bible)
currently lives in Slovakia, cooperating with prominent Slovak jazz musicians

Discography

  • Photo: Peter Cardarelli: Knights of the Living Groove PETER CARDARELLI: KNIGHTS OF THE LIVING GROOVE
    2005 CD – Musica Tyrnaviensis
    1. Peter Cardarelli, Gabo Jonáš, Peter Preložník, Oldo Petráš, Michal Šimko, Marcel Buntaj, Martin Gašpar, Andrej Šeban, Jakub Hittrich, Anton Jaro, Gabo Jonáš (pf)
  • Photo:
    2002 CD –

    Peter Cardarelli – ts Peter Preložník – keys Gabriel Jonáš – keys Juraj Kalász – b Oldo Petráš – ds Matúš Jakabčic – g
    1. Gabo Jonáš, Juraj Kalász, Matúš Jakabčic, Oldo Petráš, Peter Preložník, Peter Cardarelli (sx)
  • Photo: Peter Cardarelli´s Bratislava Blue PETER CARDARELLI´S BRATISLAVA BLUE
    1999 CD – East West
    1. Peter Lipa, Juraj Burian, Jozef „Dodo“ Šošoka, Róbert Ragan, Pavol Bodnár, Peter Cardarelli, Juraj Griglák, Vlado Vizár, Peter Cardarelli (v)
  • Photo: Peter Cardarelli: Mr. Knight PETER CARDARELLI: MR. KNIGHT
    1998 CD – PB & IB Records
    1. Peter Cardarelli, Pavol Bodnár, Pavol Bodnár (pf)
  • Photo: Cardarelli Peter: Living In Living Color CARDARELLI PETER: LIVING IN LIVING COLOR
    CD – demo nahrávka
    1. Peter Cardarelli, Peter Preložník, Gabo Jonáš, Juraj Kalász, Oldo Petráš, Matúš Jakabčic, Gabo Jonáš (pf)
  • Photo: Peter Cardarelli's Comfort Zone<br>  „Live in Europe” PETER CARDARELLI'S COMFORT ZONE
    „LIVE IN EUROPE”

    CD – demo nahrávka
    1. Peter Cardarelli: Peter Cardarelli's Comfort Zone – Live in Europe

Awards

  • Artist of the Ukraine
    2001
  • Jazz Man of the Year
    2000
  • Award for Teaching
    1997
  • Award for Innovation in Instruction at History of Jazz Course
    1996
  • National Jazz Educators Award
    1995
  • Top Soloist of the Montreal Jazz Fest
    1987


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