The highly talented saxophonist Emanuele Cisi has been a fixture on the European jazz scene for over thirty years. Though born and raised in Torino, Italy, he has a special connection to the United States through his grandmother Anita, who was born in New York in 1912. Cisi celebrates his U.S. debut with the release of Where or When
Born in Torino, Italy, in 1964, self-taught musician, Emanuele Cisi is one of the most representative voices on tenor saxophone in today’s international jazz scene. His unique tone, along with a deep knowledge of the tradition mixed with a personal taste for composition, are became a landmark for jazz lovers.Since he won the Musica Jazz magazine critic’s prize in Italy as New Best Talent back in 1995, he recorded 12 cd’s as a leader or co-leader and more than 50 as a sideman, for labels based in Italy, France, Belgium, Japan and U.S.A.