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Summer's Night

Summer's Night For Your Love Rick Britto TrineArc Music 2011 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…
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"Funky Mama" featuring saxophonist, Rick Britto

"Funky Mama" "For Your Love" Rick Britto TrineArc Music 2011 For Your Love" featuring jazz saxophonist, Rick Britto is a Contemporary Jazz recording With all fresh and exciting originals songs for lovers to enjoy, crossing from R+B and Soul to Funk…
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Rick Britto - Free Mp3 "Download of The Day" on AllAboutJazz.com

Free Mp3 "Download of The Day" on AllAboutJazz.com"Into Your Love"New Contemporary Jazz CD"For Your Love"TrineArc MUsic 2011by saxophonist:Rick Brittofeaturing jazz vocalist:Joani TaSee More
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~LOOKING FOR RADIO AIR PLAY~ Contemporary Jazz CD: "For Your Love" by saxophonist Rick Britto

~LOOKING FOR RADIO AIR PLAY~New Contemporary Jazz CD "For Your Love"by saxophonist Rick BrittoWith all fresh and exciting originals songs for lovers to enjoy, crossing from R+B and Soul to Funk and Hip Hop even Reggae and Latin grooves this CD is appealing to a wide audience of Contemporary Jazz listeners. Please…See More
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" Welcome to ESB Jazz Radio Network Rick! Thank you for joining. Stay in touch."
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What is your affiliation to the Jazz World?
Rick Britto is not a new comer on the jazz scene. He is an established multii-facted instrumentalist, recording artist, educator, producer, publisher, ajudicator, clinician, web designer who is an innovative composer

"For Your Love" by jazz saxophonist Rick Britto onTrineArc Music by Rick Britto

  

Rick Britto's Biography

Rick Britto is a well known jazz musician from the New England area.


Rick'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 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 also 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" released in June 2011 and his latest recoding project to be release in late August 2011, a Smooth Jazz CD entitled, "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, Jack Gomes, The Dancing Dogs and Cobach Musik plus, psychic medium, Gail Hicks, Cape Verdean artist/photographer, Ron Barboza and political candidate for Ward 1 in New Bedford, Randy Santos.

His newest venture is into the world of visual art! He 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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Rick Britto - Free Mp3 "Download of The Day" on AllAboutJazz.com

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Free Mp3 "Download of The Day" on AllAboutJazz.com

"Into Your Love"

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free download - Conversations with Erik & I

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Now Available on iTunes! Rick Britto's "For Your Love"

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TrineArc Music Contemporary Jazz CD Release August 2011



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