Amedeo Tommasi at Saint Louis jazz club

In the photo (by Andrea Muti), Trieste pianist Amedeo Tommasi at the Saint Louis Jazz Club in Rome

In the 1960s, Amedeo Tommasi formed a trio with drummer Franco Mondini and double bassist Giovanni Tommaso, then joined American trumpeter Chet Baker’s group, which included Giovanni Tommaso, Franco Mondini, RenĂ© Thomas and Bobby Jaspar.

The sextet recorded in 1962 on the RCA label the album Chet is Back!

Photo taken from the book “Jazz moment” edited by Adriano Mazzoletti, Marco Molendini and Stefano Mastruzzi

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