8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Rendon Hall/Fiddler Annex @ California Jazz Conservatory
2040 Addison Street, 2040 Addison Street
One of the Bay’s premiere bassists, Daniel Lucca Parenti, presents original jazz fusion with his quintet featuring Bay Area legends!
Band Members & Instrumentation
Dann Zinn – tenor sax and flute
Drew Zingg – guitar
Frank Martin – piano/synth
Tommie Bradford – drums
Daniel Lucca Parenti – bass
San Francisco Bay Area native D-Lucca (Daniel Lucca Parenti) is one of the bay’s premiere bassists, at ease with every style from rock, jazz, R&B and gospel. He has performed with jazz legends Rosemary Clooney, Michael Brecker, and Lionel Hampton, and appeared on two Grammy-nominated albums as well as “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” and “The View.”
D-Lucca’s career has taken him throughout the continental U.S., Hawaii, Germany, and Canada. Along the way he has performed at popular festivals such as the Stuttgart Jazz Open, the Westbury Jazz Festival, the Maysville Jazz Festival, the Human Rights Campaign, and the Jazz Trax Smooth Jazz Festivals at Incline Village and Catalina Island.
D-Lucca has performed and collaborated with a vast array of talented musicians across many genres. A partial list: Rosemary Clooney, Michael Feinstein, Michael Brecker, John Oddo, Maureen McGovern, Debbie Boone, Martha Wash, Ronnie Laws, Mario Cantone, Tom Browne, Fred Wesley, Jimmy Darren, Tony Tennille, Lionel Hampton and Matt Catingub and the Honolulu Symphony Pops Orchestra.
D-Lucca has released six full length original albums: “The All For You Project,” “Cruise Control,” “The Next Level,” “Pressing Forward,” “Have Yourself a Fretless Little Christmas,” and his most recent, “Focus.” He can be found playing throughout the Bay Area at jazz festivals and world class venues like Yoshi’s in Oakland, as well as in all manner of ensembles and collaborations.
Recently, Daniel has turned his focus to music education. He firmly believes that knowledge is meant to passed to the next generations. Now as a Faculty member at The Oakland School For the Arts since 2019, and Faculty at The California Jazz Conservatory, since 2013, you will find Daniel imersed in teaching music at all levels in the classroom and privately.
In the spring of 2020, the world faced an unprecedented event, The Covid-19 Virus. This essentialy shut down all of the arts, and although some schools adapted to on-line classrooms, Music and the rest of the arts were heavily impacted, especially the students. This is what led Daniel to discover a new passion, Film. With the help of his small family Daniel began producation on a Short Film, “The 2020 Kid,” starring his son Luca and focusing on the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown experience but from a childs perspective. Having been entered into many Film Festivals, “The 2020 Kid,” is noe a multi award winning Short Film, having earned over a dosen Awards and Official Selections at festivals across the Country. Daniel intends to continue his new passion as a Film Maker into the future.
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