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Rick Britto

TrineArc Music
Musician

Contact Information:

22 Crapo Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
United States
T: 1-508-997-6412
http://rickbritto.com

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35

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I teach jazz improvisation on woodwinds and keys both privately and at the university/college level. I own a recording studio "Saurus Studio" for hire doing tracks and mastering CDs. I work as pro musician doing studio work and performing. I am also an accomplished arranger and orchestrator for hire. I am also selling my music tracks to music library companies for licensing. And I started a new jazz record label in 2009.

About My Business:

 

Rick Britto is a saxophonist and keyboard player and jazz university/college educator, recording studio and record label owner and producer. Latest recording projects include: Trine: " +1", "In The Sky", "Conversations with Erik & I" and "For Your Love all released on the new TrineArc Music label in the last two years! 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 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 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. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, he is a faculty member at both the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Wheaton College instructing private lessons for saxophone and jazz piano, directing music ensembles and teaching Jazz Theory and African-American Music History. ---- He has taught younger students locally by assisting band directors for both New Bedford and Old Rochester Regional High School Bands for years and currently teaches a few gifted younger students privately in his home. Rick has also adjudicated many concerts, clinics and competitions in school districts in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. ---- Rick also owns a recording studio, Saurus Studio, where he has produced numerous projects for radio & television and engineered, recorded or mastered recordings for many artists locally. ---- Latest projects include CD mastering for "Union", Cheryl Conte: "Fortress", "O Caboverdiano" and “Boa Vista” by Cape Verdean guitarist and cavaquinho player, Tazinho, Andy McWain Ensemble: "Resemblance", Trine: "Politics", Trine: " +1", Rick Britto - Matt Richard: "In The Sky", Conversations with Erik & I" and his latest project "For Your Love". ---- In the publishing world, Rick digitally restored and mastered old recordings for "The Music of South India" published by Prof. Matthew Allen of Wheaton College for Oxford University Press and scored music for "Jazz Consciousness Music, Race, and Humanity" by Prof. Paul Asterlitz for Wesleyan University Press. ---- Rick is also a professional web designer and web master for several artists and musician's websites including musical artists: Harold Jones, Semenya McCord, Marcelle Gauvin, The Dancing Dogs and Cobach Musik plus, psychic medium, Gail Hicks and Cape Verdean artist/photographer, Ron Barboza. ---- His newest venture is into the world of visual art! He just debuted his first piece of digital art work, "Mind, Body & Soul" a digital self-portrait, at Gallery X in downtown New Bedford as part of the Public Hanging Art Exhibit in August of 2010.

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