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Free: Lori Carsillo Trio
February 27, 2014
Yoshi's Local Talent Series : Free Live Music in The Lounge 6:30pm to 10pm!
"Savvy Bay Area ingenue, turns a deft phrase, sweetly reworks melodies and convincingly touches 10 standards." -Downbeat Magazine
Lori Carsillo (an Italian name, is pronounced: “car-SILL-oh”) is a talented vocalist and a noted presence on the Bay Area jazz scene. She has performed at top Bay Area venues, such as Yoshi’s, Bimbo’s 365 Club, and the San Jose Jazz Festival, and performed up and down the West Coast. Carsillo traveled throughout Europe singing at such festivals as the North Sea Jazz Festival and Umbria Jazz Festival. Her repertoire, a mix of well-known favorites and forgotten gems, draws praise from listeners as well as fellow musicians, and reflects her love of beautiful tunes that evoke the sweet ache of melancholy. She sings with an unaffected, unpretentious style, never overreaching, and always at ease. The nuance of her phrasing is constantly fresh and compelling. It’s no wonder that she's built up a devoted following.