Music at the Market August 10th – Al Pignataro and Friends

al musicHow long have you been playing?
10 years old started with piano lessons, then my Dad influenced me to play guitar at age 12, he was a great Jazz guitar player, we sure miss him!

What gear do you use?
Epiphone Joe Pass Model, Gibson Les Paul and Fender Basses 4 string Fret and Fretless, also Yamaha and Roland Keyboards

Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Beatles, influenced by the Ed Sullivan show in the 1960’s

You’re stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick? ┬áBeatles-anyone of them are great

Genres Jazz, R&B, Blues

Influences Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Clifford Brown, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, B.B. King, Johnny Winter, Yogi and the Yoginis, Albert King, Charles Mingus, Duke Ellington, Dexter Gordon, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix & B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Sonny Rollins, Tatiana Parra – Oficial, Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Art Blakey