Born: February 18, 1947 Primary Instrument: Guitar
Peter Prisco has played and taught in the greater metropolitan N.Y.C. area for the last 40 years.He has studied at length with masters Dick Evans and Chuck Wayne. Peter also spent 12 years studying under the great Tristano disciple Sal Mosca.
Mr. Prisco has had long standing duos with bass legends Vinnie Burke and Bill Crow.He has performed with such jazz greats as Warne Marsh, Carmen Leggio, Don Joseph, Caeser DeMauro, Sal Nestico and Eddie Bert. Peter has been featured many times at famous New Jersey jazz clubs Gulliver's and also Trumpets. For the last 13 years he has been a member of the Carmen Leggio Band.appearing frequently in concert. Mr. Prisco is currently on the faculty at C.U.N.Y. College of Staten Island campus.The Scola Tristano trio featuring Peter Prisco, gtr. Stan Fortuna, bass, and Peter Scattaretico, drums..have appeared twice this year at NYC's jazz corner of the world BIRDLAND. New DVD release Live Performance 2004 by Peter Prisco, Peter Scattaretico Quartet featuring Vinnie Ruggieri piano, and Earl Sauls bass, available through www.peterprisco.com
Willing to teach:
Mr Prisco has been teaching professionally since 1968. Currently on C.U.N.Y. faculty CSI campus. Private lessons available in NYC metro area. Contact www.peterprisco.com