David Fiuczynski

Iconoclastic and prolific jazz-rock guitarist David ‘Fuze’ Fiuczynski, a jazz player who“doesn’t want to play just jazz”, has been hailed by the world press as an incredibly inventive guitar hero, who continues to deliver with music that is unclassifiable, challenging and invigorating. An innovative musician who has released nine CD’s and a double live DVD, Fuze is best known as the leader of the Screaming Headless Torsos.

In 1994 David, in collaboration with keyboardist John Medeski of Medeski Martin & Wood, woke up the sleeping jazz fusion world with a landmark CD, “Lunar Crush”, which was chosen by Guitar Player’s 30th Anniversary Edition as a “Disc of Destiny”: in Guitar Player’s estimation, one of the most influential albums of the last thirty years. A funky, freaky party, Lunar Crush was a wild 90’s tribute to Tony William’s groundbreaking early-fusion band “Lifetime”. Fuze’s signature palette of otherworldly guitar sounds and enormous chops received astonished accolades from critics and fans alike and landed him on the cover of Guitar Player as a trailblazer who could “change the way you play!” In 1994 David became the original guitar player in Meshell NdegéOcello’s debut band and is prominently featured on her first two Grammy-nominated CD’s.

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Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

Newton, MA

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

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Albums

Flam! Blam!
Flam! Blam!
RareNoiseRecords
2016
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KiF Express
KiF Express
FuzeLicious Morsels
2008
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KiF Express
KiF Express
FuzeLicious Morsels
2008
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Black Cherry Acid Lab
Black Cherry Acid Lab
FuzeLicious Morsels
2003
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Amandala
Amandala
FuzeLicious Morsels
2001
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Jazz Punk
Jazz Punk
FuzeLicious Morsels
1999
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