The musical style of guitarist JJ Sansaverino is a mix of Smooth Jazz, R&B, World Music and Fusion “a la Benson meets Santana”. JJ was playing trumpet and violin by the age of 11 and guitar by 13. Growing up in and around New York, his influences of Santana and Hendrix, as well as Jazz, Motown and Doo-Wop, helped mold his guitar style. He attended Berklee College of Music in Boston to study Commercial Arranging and Big Band and graduated cum laude. It wasn’t long before he started appearing and recording with artists such as Shaggy, Sean Paul, Shabba Ranks, The Jungle Brothers, and the Marley family. His debut CD was created by fusing urban beats and Brazilian flavor with fresh horn arrangements and JJ’s unique guitar style. JJ quickly started performing his music and selling out the Blue Note Jazz Club. Since that, he has been performing with Jazz and reggae greats such as Ricky Lawson, Victor Bailey, Maxi Priest and many more, while simultaneously working with his own band.


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