Live From Zanzibar Blue: The Pat Martino Quintet

Review by Victor Schermer,

...Pedicin, tenor sax, is a seasoned veteran who performed with Dave Brubeck (1982) and several key big bands. He brings to the group a rare combination of precision and passion. Interestingly, he is a sort of multidisciplinary “renaissance man,” holds a PhD in Psychology, and runs a counseling service especially for members of the arts. 

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At the age of twenty-one, Downbeat Magazine quoted,

The most exciting solo in the entire three-day festival was produced by Mike Pedicin Jr.

from The New York Times

Michael Pedicin Jr. tempered the soft-focus lyricism that the quartet’s saxophone chair has demanded with some discreet John Coltrane devices and an attractive sense of spacing and drama.

from Downbeat Magazine

Michael Pedicin Jr. seems more dedicated to his art than to radioplay.

from Downbeat Magazine

Pedicin stretches on tenor in a Breckeresque fashion.



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