Chris Pitsiokos Interview

Source: All About Jazz

Alto saxophonist Chris Pitsiokos has successfully made a deep impression on the improvising scene of NYC during what amounts to almost the last decade. Still youthful, his raging complexity and conceptual attitude have the backing of a dedication to finding gigs, or even promoting his own events, and of always seeking out unfamiliar players for adventurous encounters. Stylistically, it’s virtually impossible to avoid mentioning John Zorn as an attitudinal and tonal precedent.