The Fats Boys

In a tribute to the great Fats Waller, here are the winners of the 1st Ascona Jazz Night, the irresistible Fats Boys 

Dates: 24-28.6, 2018
FIRST TIME @ JAZZASCONA
ASCONA JAZZ NIGHT WINNER 2017

The Fats Boys

Winners of the jury award at the first Ascona Jazz Night in May 2017, The Fats Boys pay a warm and vibrant tribute to the notorious New York pianist Fats Waller, interpreting his compositions.  The trio is composed of pianist, musicologist and “piano stride” expert, Brenno Boccadoro, trumpetist and vocalist Adriano Bassanini and clarinetist Thomas Winteler. The trio‘s repertoire also includes Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton and Sidney Bechet standards, among others.

From: Switzerland
Style: Stride, Tribute to Fats Waller

Brenno Boccadoro, piano
Adriano Bassanini, trumpet, vocals
Thomas Winteler, clarinet, saxophone soprano