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Jazz with a Sicilian Accent

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Francesco Cafiso plays a thrilling concert at the Italian Cultural Institute in New York

At 27, Sicilian saxophonist Francesco Cafiso has more than fulfilled the promise he demonstrated as a child prodigy who, at 14, was hired by Wynton Marsalis to tour with him. With his recent work, he has infused his jazz with sicilianità. In a 2016 New York concert, Cafiso and his trio played a joyous performance that earned a rapturous ovation.