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Rick Britto

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Rick Britto is a well known jazz musician from the New England area. Britto's latest recording projects include: "For Your Love, "Conversations with Erik & I", Trine: " +1" and "In The Sky" all released on the new TrineArc Music label in the last two years from 2009-2011. Previous releases on other labels include: The Lord's Orphans: "Holy City", Trine: "Politics", Andy McWain Ensemble: "Resemblance" ," One O'clock Jump Live" As a musician, Rick Britto has performed with many artists and groups both nationally and locally including Karl Berger, Santi Debriano, Harold Jones, Freddie Redd, Kate McGarry, One O'clock Jump, Royal Hartigan, Wes Brown, Armsted Christian, Jim Robitaille, Semenya McCord, Marcelle Gauvin, John Harrison, Chris Poudrier, Bruce Gertz, Dave Zinno, Herb King, Kenny Wensel, Lou Columbo, Frank Wilkins, Alon Yavnai and numerous other musicians. He has been double billed with such jazz notables as Ray Brown, Monty Alexander, Rosemary Clooney, Dick Johnson, Dave McKenna, The Artie Shaw Band, The Buddy Rich Band, and Count Basie's Orchestra. In the world of popular music, Rick Britto has performed with many R&B recording acts from The Drifters and The Tuneweavers to Tavares and even Queen Latifa to name a few. Rick Britto is also a well known jazz educator from the New England area

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News: Book / Magazine

Rick Britto Releases a Contemporary Jazz CD "For Your Love"

Rick Britto Releases a Contemporary Jazz CD "For Your Love"

For Your Love featuring jazz saxophonist, Rick Britto is a Contemporary Jazz recording of all fresh and exciting originals songs for lovers to enjoy! The album covers many styles of Contemporary Jazz music crossing from R&B and Soul to Funk and Hip Hop even Reggae and Latin grooves which all make up the foundation of the ...

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Into Your Love

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Label: TrineArc Music
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Duration: 05:58

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News: Interview

Dueling saxophones help make Rick Britto's new album among year's most unique releases

Dueling saxophones help make Rick Britto's new album among year's most unique releases

It is, without a doubt, one of the most original jazz releases of the year. Conversations with Erik & I is a unique experiment, two saxophonists engrossed in discussion, one that is told through the sounds of the instruments. The gentlemen in question are Rick Britto on tenor sax with Erik Van Dam on tenor/alto sax. ...

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Dueling saxophones help make Rick Britto's new album among year's most unique releases

Dueling saxophones help make Rick Britto's new album among year's most unique releases

It is, without a doubt, one of the most original jazz releases of the year. Conversations with Erik & I is a unique experiment, two saxophonists engrossed in discussion, one that is told through the sounds of the instruments. The gentlemen in question are Rick Britto on tenor sax with Erik Van Dam on tenor/alto sax. ...

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Conversations with Erik & I

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Label: TrineArc Music
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Duration: 3:52

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New CD "Conversations with Erik & I" on the TrineArc Music label to be released in June 2011

New CD "Conversations with Erik & I" on the TrineArc Music label to be released in June 2011

Avant-garde jazz saxophone duo Rick Britto (tenor) and Erik Van Dam (alto/tenor) release Conversations with Erik & I (TrineArc Music). Liner Notes by Rick Britto When Erik and I decided to do this recording we were searching to communicate musically in a whole new way. We wanted our performance to be just like a conversation ...

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News: Recording

"In The Sky" by Rick Britto & Matt Richard released on TrineArc Music label

"In The Sky" by Rick Britto & Matt Richard released on TrineArc Music label

New CD on the TrineArc Music label released in September 2010! “In The Sky" by Rick Britto and Matt Richard. Featuring Rick Britto on tenor sax and Matt Richard on piano Recording at Wheaton College on August 16, 2010 NOTES FROM RICK BRITTO: Recorded in only a three hour session, ...

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New CD release in September 2010: Trine "+1"on the TrineArc Music label

New CD release in September 2010: Trine "+1"on the TrineArc Music label

TRINE: “+1" (TrineArc Music) “+1," Trine's second recording, continues further with the trios collective improvisational explorations with the addition of bassist Chris Lopes to the core trio, Jim Robitaille; guitar, Rick Britto; sax, Chris Poudrier; drums. The musical selections on the CD have the group evolving with a multi- directional compositional palette. One third of the ...

Album

Trine "Politics"

Label: TrineArc Music
Released: 2008


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