Joe Lovano


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Musician, Saxophonist

Joe Lovano worked with the Borgani Musical Instrument Company in Italy on a series of saxophones that fit his style of playing.  The Borgani-Lovano instruments use pearl-silver alloy with the famous gold keys.  Joe has been endorsing the company since 1991 and his proud to play a role in encouraging others to pick up an instrument and play.  Joe’s long career in music has covered jazz to funk to rock and included performances with Woody Herman, John Scofield and Lady Gaga.  And Joe continues to try new things and play with artists who help him stretch bounders, such as the free jazz he performed with Yosuke Yamashita.