Anto Ferrante "Sogno"//Danny Godinez

Sun, Apr 28 at 7:30pm

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Doors: 6:30pm

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Anto Ferrante & the Zen Artists will present Anto’s debut music album “Sogno” (Dream). For this event, Anto will be accompanied by the Zen Artists: Amy Denio on vocals, clarinet and saxophone, Rachel Nesvig on violin and viola, Ty Alevizos on fretless bass, Nonda Trimis on percussions. The album Sogno (66mins, 9 tracks) is available on Bandcamp and as well all other digital platforms, e,g, Spotify.

Anto Ferrante is an Italian composer, guitarist, singer & song-writer who lives in Seattle, Washington. Composing in English, Italian and Sanskrit, his lyrics express his heritage (Italian) and life journey in Italy and West Coast of the United States as well as his love of Buddhism and Eastern philosophies. His multi-instrumental songs are instinctual and melancholic with roots in the Mediterranean.  He uses music composition as a therapeutic and contemplative practice to awaken his heart and hold his emotions with compassion. Anto is also the founder and artistic curator of the Zen Arts Group ( Through his music and hosting house concerts Anto wishes to inspire others to explore and express their creativity, embodiment and emotions, and to provide a message of hope (

Amy Denio is a teacher, singer, multi-instrumental composer, producer and improviser based in Kitsap County, Washington. A member of Seattle Jazz Hall of Fame, she has written more than 500 works and has produced over 60 recordings solo and in collaboration with artists worldwide. Mainly self-taught, she has developed her unique musical style by collaborating with musicians and artists worldwide.

Inspired by her Norwegian roots, Rachel Nesvig has built a career around her love of music, performance, teaching, and Scandinavian tradition. Although violin is her main jam, Rachel is an avid Hardanger Fiddler (the national folk instrument of Norway), an aspiring violist, an enthusiastic conductor, and a novice improv actor!

Ty Alevizos is a versatile multi-instrumentalist based in Seattle, WA. Starting with woodwinds in his youth, he transitioned to piano, guitar, and ultimately found his groove with the fretless bass guitar. You can often catch Ty's infectious energy through the lively music scene of Seattle, where he plays out as much as possible.

Epaminondas Trimis BMI is a Percussionist, Composer, Recording Artist. Nonda Trimis comes from an extensive background in both percussion and drums. He has appeared on over 75 different CDs with different local and national artists.

Danny Godinez & Friends

Danny will be accompanied by Joe Doria on Hammond organ, Farko Dosumov on electric bass and Doug Octoport on drums for an eclectic music set that electrifies the audience.

Guitarist/singer-songwriter Danny Godinez has been a mainstay in the Seattle music scene for over a decade. He has played with a wide variety of musical figures including Carlos Santana, Jason Mraz, Tim Reynolds, and Johnny Lang. He has toured throughout Europe, Alaska, and the lower 48, and is known for his inventive and inspiring solo shows. His solo performances showcase his fiery guitar technique, thoughtful vocal songs, and experimental grooves using innovative guitar looping (

Joe Doria is an American Hammond Organ keyboardist from Seattle, Washington. Playing many styles, Doria has backed solo artists from the Seattle area and is a member of several Seattle based groups, some of which have toured nationally. These include McTuff and his own Joe Doria Trio, as well as The Drunken Masters, Skerik's Syncopated Taint Septet, AriSawkaDoria, Swampdweller and The Last Mile.

Farko Dosumov attended Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Washington, and specialized in jazz bass. Since then, he has played with many talented artists and groups such as Double Impact with his twin brother Feodor Dosumov, Michael Shrieve’s Spellbinder, Carlos Santana, Jonny Lang, Pura Fe, Flowmotion, Jazzukha, Duende Libre and many more.

Doug Octoport is a Seattle based drummer who plays on Monday nights at the Owl’n’Thistle with Danny Godinez and can be found playing with other bands playing around town.


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5000 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118