Artist of the day: Lannie Battistini
Latin jazz pianist and composer Lannie Battistini was born in Puerto Rico and graduated from the prestigious Berklee College of Music before settling in Miami, where he produced, arranged tracks for and toured with the likes of Willy Chirino, Nelson Ned and Jose Feliciano, among others.
Battistini and his band are performing at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Mahaffey Theatre in St. Petersburg. Tickets are $20. Click here for details.