POSTPONED - Music in the Library: Jazz Concert with Rick DiMuzio Trio
Tuesday, February 287:00—8:00 PMLarge Meeting RoomCary Memorial Library1874 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA, 02420
This program has been postponed. We apologize for any inconvenience. We will post the rescheduled date as soon as possible.
Join us for another installment in our Music in the Library series. The Rick DiMuzio Trio is:
Rick DiMuzio on saxophone
with Keala Kaumeheiwa on bass
and Austin McMahon on drums
Rick DiMuzio, jazz saxophonist, composer, and educator, has performed concerts and clinics throughout the United States, Europe, Central and South America, and Asia. In addition to leading ensembles under his own name, he performs regularly as a sideman with the Greg Hopkins Jazz Orchestra and Quintet, Bert Seager, Fernando Huergo, Phil Grenadier, Leo Blanco, and Kevin Harris. He has played or recorded with such artists as David Liebman, Steve Grossman, Bill Perkins, Jaleel Shaw, Jerry Bergonzi, Kenny Wheeler, Conrad Herwig, Lage Lund, Danilo Perez, James Williams, Leo Genovese, Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington, Roger Humphries, Francisco Mela, John Hollenbeck, and Jamey Haddad, among others.
In addition to his performing career, Rick has served as a professor at Berklee College of Music for the past 22 years, where he teaches courses in ear training, improvisation, and saxophone, and co-directs the Summer Jazz Workshop ensembles with Terri Lyne Carrington. He is a former faculty member of New England Conservatory, Truman State University (MO), and Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
Rick earned his doctorate in jazz composition from New England Conservatory, a master’s degree in jazz performance from the Eastman School of Music, and a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of PA. Past teachers include Bob Brookmeyer, Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone, Bill Dobbins, and Rayburn Wright.
Bassist Keala Kaumeheiwa has performed with Jimmy Heath, Jackie McLean, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, T.S. Monk, Wynton Marsalis, Bobby Watson, Harry "Sweets" Edison, and James Moody as part of the first graduating class of the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz Performance. Currently, he is teaching Jazz Combo Ensembles at MIT, and freelancing around Boston and New England.
Austin McMahon is one of the most in-demand jazz drummers in Boston. He has performed with Jerry Bergonzi, Marquis Hill, Kate McGarry & Keith Ganz, Noah Preminger, Walter Smith III, Kevin Harris, Jason Palmer, Kim Nazarian (New York Voices), and David Liebman. He recently recorded with the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra (featuring: Sean Jones, George Garzone and John Fedchock), and has appeared at iconic venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Dizzy’s Club CocaCola and numerous festivals and clubs throughout the United States, Latin America, Italy, Germany, Finland, China and India.
Attendance is on a first come basis.
This program is made possible by the generous donors to the Cary Library Foundation.
No Registration Required