OFFERING ONLINE & EMAIL SAXOPHONE & IMPROVISATION LESSONS WORLDWIDE, Professor at Berklee College of Music; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Affiliated Artist; Harvard University MLSP Instructor; Performing / Recording Artist; Berklee Press Author
His recordings include Cosmic Motion Picture with his own quartet, One by the Reed Dieffenbach Quartet and So Tru by Trudy Sandhaus, Homecookin’ (Reed Dieffenbach Sextet) and as well as upcoming CD’s by the Harry Fix Quartet and Jeff Harrington Quartet.
In addition, he’s the author of Blues Improvisation Complete (Berklee Press), Famous Saxophone Solos From R&B Pop And Smooth Jazz (Berklee Press) , Great Tenor Saxophone Solos, Vol. 1 & 2, Great Smooth Jazz, R&B, and Pop Tenor Saxophone Solos, and Written Solos On Standard Tunes, Vol. 1 & 2.
Performing credits include touring as a featured soloist with the Gene Krupa Orchestra and performances with Milt Hinton, Ricky Ford and Makoto Ozone. Locally he freelances in the Boston area and is a member of various groups.
Studies in saxophone, improvisation, composition, clarinet and flute with Jerry Bergonzi, Joe Viola, George Garzone, Rick Margitza, Charlie Banocas, John Mehegan, George Russell, John La Porta, Arnie Lawrence, Jimmy Guiffre, Bob Moses, Bill Dixon, Barry Harris, Leon Russianoff, Ignatius Gennusa, Henry Brandt, Matt Marvuglio and Milford Graves.
M.M., New England Conservatory; B.M. Berklee College of Music; Extensive additional undergraduate studies at The Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, Manhattan School of Music and Bennington College.
These details were last updated on July 18, 2015