This project is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program.
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James Zito Trio
August 27, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
James Zito, Guitar
Thomas Milovac, Bass
Gabriel Landa, Drums
New York guitarist James Zito’s masterful touch and soulful melodies inspired Artslife Magazine to dub him “The Natural”. Born in Orlando, Florida, he is admired both for his authentic approach inspired by Wes Montgomery, George Benson and Rodney Jones and his commitment to his personal, innovative and unique voice in Jazz. Zito has performed in venues including, Jazz At Lincoln Center’s Rose Hall, Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, the Caramoor Jazz Festival, and Birdland Theatre along with many of the city’s top venues. Other collaborations include performances with Wycliffe Gordon, Michael Dease, Rodney Whitaker, Leon Anderson, Dick Oatts, Chad Lefkowitz Brown, Adam Nussbaum, Terell Stafford, Kenny Washington, Harvie Schwartz, Sachal Vasandani, Greg Tardy, Jane Monheit, among many others. In 2020, Zito became an Endorsing Artist for Benedetto Guitars, a leading manufacturer of custom handmade guitars. Most recently, Zito was awarded the guitar chair on scholarship to attend Juilliard’s Artist Diploma Ensemble – the schools most prestigious jazz ensemble. Currently, Zito is working on his debut project as a leader.
Please bring a bottle of wine or non-alcoholic beverage to share.
Half-price tickets are available for students, teachers, frontline workers, veterans, and seniors.
The lead sponsor for Timucua’s Jazz Series is:
Ear, Nose, Throat & Sinus Center of Orlando
For more information, please visit entsinusorlando.com