Saxophonist & Jazz Educator
Rick Britto Releases a Contemporary Jazz CD “For
“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 recording.
The recording features
some of Rick’s dear friends from near and a far as guest artist
throughout the album. Composer and producer, Nesta Talmadge from Caen,
France, vocalist supreme, Joani Taylor from Vancouver Canada, composer
and trumpeter, Jack Gomes and bassist, Ed Oliver both from my home town
of New Bedford, MA. more.....
Self-produced artist Rick Britto brings a fascinating
new concept to the music audience
by offering them to grasp the concept of complex musical conversations
in the form of intellectual music with his CD "Conversations with Eric &
I" in addition to backing that up with producing a contemporary jazz CD
"For Your Love" to show his musical versatility.
Dueling saxophones help make Rick Britto's new album
among year's most
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. Together they
argue through the outré sonic landscapes created by their playing or
sometimes even chill with a laid-back groove. The results are
provocative and never predictable, high-I.Q., edgy jazz at its
Britto sat down for an interview to discuss
his musical roots and how this revolutionary album was produced.
Published: 2011 -07-08
New England saxophonist Rick Britto releases smart,
refreshingly original album
8, 2011 (Boston, MA) Written by Robert Sutton.
words are conveyed through the language of their saxophones. Although
open to interpretation, there's no denying the intellectual depth of
their discussion; that can easily be sensed from the variety of tones
that they express. Together they produce an electric charge in the air
that hints at argumentation, mutual joy, or respectful disagreement.
Two saxophonists - Rick Britto and Erik Van Dam -
have preserved their discourse on an album. Neither of the gentlemen
speaks; instead, they allow their instruments to talk on their behalf.
Britto and Van Dam have stumbled upon a refreshingly original and
wonderfully challenging premise on Conversations with Erik & I.
Published: 2011 -06-02
Passion and Jazz
by Ashley | June 2, 2011
am a music recording artist who has performed with a number of
well-known recording acts, a university/college music educator
[who] teaches young children privately, and an accredited
professional studio recording engineer/mixer/producer who owns
his own record label, TrineArc Music."
Jazz music is his life and passion. Like an ardent
lover, Rick Britto plays his saxophone with gracefulness and
precision to produce the magical sound of jazz. He does not just
keep his talent to himself but shares it with his students,
where he draws his inspiration.
"I love music and I truly appreciate working with young
people! I try to instill more than the ability to play an
instrument! I believe if you treat young students with love and
respect and give them a sense of the history of the music they
are studying, they will immerse themselves in the learning
experience with enthusiasm."
Rick Britto prides himself as a full-pledged artist with
several recorded CDs on the market. He has received numerous
recognitions for his work. Students who go through him affirm
that his unique style and deep passion for teaching music makes
their learning experience very meaningful and productive.
To book his service,