E.S.P. is a high energy modern jazz group featuring original music. Their recordings are part bebop, part groove, and part world. music.
E.S.P. is a tasteful, award winning modern jazz group, featuring guitarist John Magnate, bassist Matthew Vacanti and drummer Bill D’agostino. Their last two recordings reached #3 on the jazz charts and were featured in JAZZIZ magazine. In 2010 “Time’s Up!” won a SAMMY award for best jazz recording of the year. In 2011“Reach” was produced by grammy award winning bassist Jimmy Haslip from The Yellowjackets and featured three tracks from legendary keyboardist Jeff Lorber.
“Clearly inspired by the tradition of true jazz improvisation, yet E.S.P. glistens with a modern sound.” - Jazziz magazine.
"These guys are the real deal!"
- Frank Malfitano producer, Syracuse Jazz Fest, Detroit Jazz Fest
“[E.S.P.] created a CD that's rewarding to listen to...you will enjoy the music on this album! Bravo."
“Time’s Up is a fine piece of work that both contemporary fans and jazz purists can easily enjoy.”
-Ron Jackson, SMOOTH JAZZ VIBES.com
“This set swings and grooves in such a wonderful way that it’s hard to resist it throughout. Well worth checking it out.”
-Chris Spector - Midwest Record - www.midwestrecord.com
5 STARS E.S.P. is nothing short of awe-inspiring.
-Christopher Lewellyn Adams CASHBOX MAGAZINE