Ernesto Cervini feat. NY’s Quinsin Nachoff

Drummer Ernesto Cervini is making a name for himself as a consummate bandleader and in-demand sideman, repeatedly praised for his deeply musical, infectiously energetic talents. Time Out New York encapsulated Cervini as ‘a buoyant drummer as well as a sharp composer and bandleader,’ while the jazz bible, Downbeat described his fluid style as one that ‘exemplifies `float like a butterfly, sting like a bee’.’ The drummer released There, his third album as leader of the Ernesto Cervini Quartet, in fall 2011. Reviewing the album, Modern Drummer magazine said: ‘Cervini recalls such old-schoolers as Art Blakey and Billy Higgins. . . It’s his robust, magnetic personality that fascinates consistently.’