Luis Deniz – Sax
Rich Brown – Bass
Ernesto Cervini – Drums
Drummer Ernesto Cervini has quickly become in demand as a sideman and also as a bandleader in North America because of his unique and deep musicality. Ernesto released his debut CD as a leader, Here, in 2006 to critical acclaim: “Here is a wonderful debut that showcases Cervini’s monster chops and compositional abilities.” Budd Kopman, All About Jazz. In 2009 his sophomore release, Little Black Bird featuring Joel Frahm on Saxophones was released on Orange Grove Records, and is being distribute by ANZIC Records (both based in New York City.) “Bold Canadian drummer Ernesto Cervini exemplifies “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”, says Ken Micallef from Downbeat Magazine.
Ernesto’s diversity as a musician (he is also an excellent pianist and clarinetist) has allowed him to travel throughout the world, performing in some of the world’s greatest concert halls and jazz clubs.
Ernesto received his Bachelors degree from the University of Toronto, and a Masters degree from the Manhattan School of Music. Ernesto is continuing to push musical boundaries with his innovative compositions, as well as his imaginative and explosive drumming. He will be a constant in the global jazz scene for decades to come, through his love for musical performance and education.