Nico Soffiato/Dean Sharp Duo


Sat, May 4, 2024    
7:00 pm-10:00 pm


Lydia's Cafe
7 Old U.S. 209, Stone Ridge, New York

Event Type

Jazz Soup – tasty music and soups (and more)


Nico Soffiato, guitar, and Dean Sharp, drums, have been playing together for the last couple of years and are working on a record together.  Their music has deep roots in jazz, rock, and improvised music.  Their spontaneous compositions are fueled by driving rhythms and particular attention is paid to sound design and strong melodic statements.


Dean Sharp is a prolific creative percussionist, composer, producer and remixer. He has played and/or recorded with a strikingly diverse array of creative artists including Moby, Brad Mehldau, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Elliott Sharp, Michael Bisio, Joe Lovano, Marc Ribot, John Stubblefield, Jazz Criminals, Hugh Brodie, Tony Levin, Steve Swallow.


Nico Soffiato is an Italian guitarist, composer and educator.  After graduating from Berklee College of Music in 2007, he made his home in Brooklyn and moved to the Hudson Valley in 2021. A versatile player, Nico finds himself playing in various jazz and experimental groups such as his duo with Grammy-winning trumpet player Josh Deutsch, Paradigm Refrain with Anti Label recording artist Marco Buccelli, and Dogwood. As a member of the New York music scene for over fifteen years, Nico has been part of the collective Out Of your Head Brooklyn, whose members included Gerald Cleaver, Michael Attias, Tony Malaby, Kirk Knuffke, and many others.