Sony presents Blue Note Jazz Festival

Fabrizio Sotti

w/ Ice T & M1 Of Dead Prez - Rescheduled to 6/11/21 - All Tickets Will Be Honored

Friday, June 12, 2020

Doors: 6:00pm / Show: 8:00pm

General Admission
• $45 Advance / $50 Day of Show
• Limited Seating Available First Come, First Served

VIP Reserved Seating
• $85 Advance / $90 Day of Show
• Includes Guaranteed Seating in Designated Section

• American Express Preferred Seating Available to Gold Card, Platinum Card, Centurion Members. Terms, Conditions and Restrictions Apply
• Full Dinner Menu Available
•All Ages

Lauded jazz guitar virtuoso and producer Fabrizio Sotti, has successfully struck a delicate balance between jazz and other musical genres in the past 30 years. It’s only natural given his legacy of diverse collaborations, which spans form Cassandra Wilson, Shaggy, Dead Prez, Ice T, Q Tip, Ghostface Killah, Tupac, Melanie Fiona, Foxy Brown, Zucchero, Roy Hargrove, Al Foster and Randy Brecker to name a few.

On his Sony Hall debut Fabrizio Sotti will be joined by the legendary gangsta rapper Ice T and his long time collaborator M1 of Dead Prez. Mixing jazz and hip hop at its finest, he will revisit some of Ice T’s classics, including their version of Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick In The Wall”. His elegant musical arrangement stirs a potent brew of hip hop and jazz, fortified by flashes of guitar fireworks.

“I have been listening to The Wall since I was seven-years old, “ he remembers “I was an outcast because all I cared about was music. Everybody in Italy thought I was crazy. That song resonated with me so much though. I was also 14-years old when the Berlin Wall fell. It was an historical moment when two worlds came together, and Germany was united again. Ice T, M1 and I wanted to tap into those social and emotional elements. It speaks for itself.”

In 2006, M1 and Fabrizio Sotti collaborated on M1’s Album “Confidential” covering social topics, many of which are still incredibly relevant today. Among tracks taken form this Album, they will also perform “Till We Get There” which features African rap star K’Naan.

“I’m truly looking forward to this concert… The highlight of the night is going to be good music!” – Fabrizio Sotti

APPEARING TONIGHT

Friday, May 27, 2022

Show | 7:30pm

APPEARING NEXT

Saturday, May 28, 2022

An All-Star Band Explores the Music of David Gilmour's Pink Floyd
ft. Jeff Pevar (CSN, Phil Lesh), Kasim Sulton (Todd Rundgren, Patti Smith), Prairie Prince (Todd Rundgren, The Tubes), Mark Karan (Bob Weir's RatDog, The Other Ones) & Scott Guberman (Phil Lesh)

Show | 8:00pm

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