Dino Govoni

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Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: June 5, 1962    

One of the most versatile contemporary saxophonists is undoubtedly Dino Govoni. Govoni learned from two tenor sax greats, Jerry Bergonzi and George Garzone, and furthered his studies by attending Berklee College of Music, studying with the late, great Joe Viola. Govoni hit the road right away with a variety of musical outfits, playing and/or recording with such diverse artists as Grover Washington Jr., Randy Brecker, Eddie Gomez, Billy Hart, Terri Lyne Carrington, Larry Goldings, Bill Stewart, Arturo Sandoval, Cindy Blackman, Joe Beck, Jason Miles, Prassana, Terence Trent D'Arby, Robben Ford, Tom Brechtlein, Ed Spargo, Mel Tormé, the Manhattan Transfer, the Boston Pops, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, the John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, Frankie Valli, and Englebert Humperdinck, among others...
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Primary Instrument:
Sax, tenor

Boston, MA

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

I've been an instructor at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA for the past 12 years. I teach all levels of private instruction to saxophonists.

tenor-Yamaha Custom Z, JodyJazz DV NY 8*, Vandoren ZZ 3 1/2 alto-Stephonhauser, JodyJazz HR 8M, Vandoren ZZ 3 soprano-Selmer Series III, Selmer Super Session J, Vandoren ZZ 3

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