Jazz saxophonist and composer Rick DiMuzio has performed throughout the United States, Europe, Central and South America, and Asia. In addition to leading ensembles under his own name, he has performed regularly as a sideman with the Greg Hopkins’ big band, the Kevin Harris Project, Leo Blanco, and the Fernando Huergo Quintet. He has played or recorded with such artists as David Liebman, Steve Grossman, Bill Perkins, Kenny Wheeler, Conrad Herwig, Danilo Perez, James Williams, Terri Lyne Carrington, Roger Humphries, Francisco Mela, and Jamey Haddad.
In addition to his performing career, DiMuzio serves as professor at Berklee College of Music, where he has taught courses in ear training, improvisation, saxophone, jazz composition, and ensemble. He 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 in music education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Past teachers include Bob Brookmeyer, Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone, Bill Dobbins, and Rayburn Wright.