October 2023
shows announced in Berlin
, Hamburg, Nürnberg

Part.2 of the “Warm UP Tour” with 9 new Pericopes+1 concerts in Germany, Austria, Italy, including the Karlsruhe Jazz Festival and eminent Zig Zag Jazz club in Berlin.

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(photo © Lorenzo Menini)

performing sax solo at L'Aquila Jazz Fest. (IT)

An exclusive multimedia perform at the Jazz Festival in L’Aquila (IT) with my sax-solo project “𝙄𝙡 𝙧𝙞𝙘𝙤𝙧𝙙𝙤” with the photographer Giuseppe Arcamone for AFIJ (Association of Italian Jazz Photographers).

Guests Alessandro Castelli (trombone) and Francesco Ganassin (clarinet) too with photos by Max De Dominicis and Alessandra Freguja.

(portrait  © Roberto Cifarelli)

(live  ©Gabriele Lugli)

July 2023

Introducing the current 2023 line-up @“Live&Talk” Stanglerhof, Bolzano (IT) surrounded by magical panorama of the dolomites alps.

Video/Audio: Mauro Podini
Emi Vernizzi • sax & electronics
Claudio Vignali • fender & electronics
Ruben Bellavia • drums

"UMBRIA JAZZ Festival 2023"

Opening at Teatro Morlacchi for the 50th anniversary of the Umbria Jazz Festival with Mauro Ottolini’s band.

(Photo © Roberto Cifarelli)

"Enjoy" featured on UK magazine Jazz Journal

Blue Moka mentioned in the style of  T.O.P and Steve Gadd band. Check this new album review out by Francois Van de Linde for british magazine Jazz Journal

Full review HERE

"WARM UP" Tour 2023

12 new Pericopes spring/summer shows in Germany, Austria, Italy, with a new member of the P+1 family, pianist Claudio Vignali. Thrilled to hit the road again and perform new music. More will be announced soon!

(Photo © Lorenzo Menini)

30 Aprile 2023
Enrico Rava + Ottolini

In occasione dell’ UNESCO International Jazz Day al Crossroad Festival con il nuovo progetto in ottetto di Enrico Rava e Mauro Ottolini.

30 Aprile – Teatro Russi, Ravenna

(photo ©Roberto Cifarelli)

"BlueMoka" Tour 2023

ENJOY album release tour announced in France, Germany, Italy.

Emi Vernizzi: sax, electronics
Alberto Gurrisi: Hammond, Keys
Michele Bianchi: guitar
Michele Morari: drums, electronics

(photo ©Roberto Cifarelli)

"Sound Landscapes" by JOP Orchestra

After almost three years of work, the first album of the Jazz On Parma Orchestra has been published by Trifonica Record. I am happy to have been involved again by a dear and esteemed friend and colleague, Beppe Di Benedetto, with whom I have been collaborating for twenty years. The collective includes new and old talents from the Parma area. An album of original music arranged with meticulousness and research.

March 2023
Hayloft Studio Session

Happy to share this new video of 
Pericopes+1 performing “November Tears” a composition shooted live for the first time and recorded by wonderful “Hayloft studio” team in the ancestral town Vignola (IT)


All About Jazz - Blue Moka

featured on ALL ABOUT JAZZ

“𝘈𝘯 𝘢𝘭𝘣𝘶𝘮 𝘧𝘶𝘭𝘭 𝘰𝘧 𝘤𝘩𝘢𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘵𝘦𝘳 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘰𝘧𝘧𝘦𝘳𝘴, 𝘢𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘢𝘭𝘣𝘶𝘮 𝘵𝘪𝘵𝘭𝘦 𝘪𝘯𝘧𝘦𝘳𝘴, 𝘮𝘶𝘤𝘩 𝘵𝘰 𝘦𝘯𝘫𝘰𝘺”

Thanks Neil Duggan of All About Jazz for this generous review.

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TOPJAZZ 2022 nomination

Very grateful to have been nominated by italian Musica Jazz magazine in the TopJazz 2022 chart as Pericopes one of the “Best Band of the Year”.

No words, just heartfelt THANKS to all those who continue to support this decennial project.

Sax solo Performance announced

Felice di esser stato selezionato tra i tre solisti che parteciperanno alla performance multimediale a L’Aquila durante la prossima edizione del festival “𝙄𝙡 𝙅𝙖𝙯𝙯 𝙄𝙩𝙖𝙡𝙞𝙖𝙣𝙤 𝙥𝙚𝙧 𝙡𝙚 𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙧𝙚 𝙙𝙚𝙡 𝙨𝙞𝙨𝙢𝙖” che si svolgerà il 2-3 Settembre.

Un grazie a MIDJ, AFIJ (Associazione Fotografi Italiani di Jazz) per l’invito nel presentare il progetto Budokan in sax solo il cui tema della performance verterà attorno al concetto de “Il Ricordo”.

February 24th
New Album OUT

“Enjoy” is out on all digital platforms by RNC Records. Soul / R ‘n B / jazz featured on the new BlueMoka release. Tour will be announced soon.

Thank to Red&Blue and Vox Recording More at


Seventh new shows announced in Germany and Italy including Festival Jazz&Wine of Peace, Faenza, Deggendorf and Landshut, Parma, Milano and superb Auditorium Orpheus of Torino.

Emi Vernizzi –  Alex Sgobbio – Ruben Bellavia

(photo © Liana Congedo)

NEW Single released

Last Stereonoon feat. Emi Vernizzi’s single “Everyone Says” has reached over 21k streams on #spotify

Thank to everyone!

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Bar Blues Tour 2022/09

Spettacolo di prosa (liberamente tratto da racconti di Giovanni Testori) in scena a Milano, Firenze e Montecosaro. Diretto e interpretato da Federica Bognetti, sax/elettronica – Emiliano Vernizzi. Light designer – Claudine Castay

(Elsinor Produzioni)

Fano Jazz Festival

Le musiche del nuovo album “Enjoy” (RNC Records) di Blue Moka in anteprima al Fano Jazz by the Sea. Seguirà un secondo appuntamento a L’Aquila per Il Jazz italiano nelle terre del sisma

Emi Vernizzi – sax, electonics. Alberto Gurrisi – Hammond. Michele Bianchi – guitar. Michele Morari – drums

PEACE 2022/05

So delighted to share these two brand new studio videoclips perfoming my compositions “Disco Gagarin” and “Ucronia” from the album UP (Losen Records, 2019)

Emi Vernizzi • sax & electronics. Alex Sgobbio • fender & electronics. Ruben Bellavia • drums

Recorded at: Groove Factory (Bologna, Italy) and Nebula Studios (Milano, Italy).

New Release

“Il Mangiadischi” (Azzurra Music) 

Felicissimo di esser stato ospite sull’ottovolante di Mario Ottolini, feat. Fabrizio Bosso e Vanessa Tagliabue. Il 31 Maggio spettacolo annunciato al Teatro Asioli di Correggio (RE).

New Album Release 2022/01

Multibox “Eleven Tokens” (Emme Records)

Marzo/Aprile nei club del nord Italia per presentare questo nuovo progetto di Andrea Cappi (elettronica, tastiere) assieme a Stefano Galassi (bass) e Riccardo Cocetti (drums).

Double tours announced: SUMMER and FALL TOUR ’21

Pericopes+1 ready to ride Italy/Germany/France. All infos on
Emi Vernizzi –  Alex Sgobbio – Ruben Bellavia

New Release

Selfie Ergo Sum” (MarraCash Records) by Altare Thotemico

Very proud to have been part of this prog-rock “totemic” production.

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New “UP” review by English magazine Jazz Journal.

Pericopes+1 ready to ride Italy/Germany/France. All infos on
Emi Vernizzi –  Alex Sgobbio – Ruben Bellavia