Dale Fielder is an American jazz saxophonist, composer and band leader. He is a multi-instrumentalist who plays all four saxophones: soprano, alto, tenor and baritone with equal authority. He is known for his original compositions and choice of performing rare, obscure jazz classics as well as his varied group concepts and variety of presentations. Fielder has recorded over 14 CDs as a leader for various labels since he first appeared on the national jazz scene in 1993 with his first CD Free Flow.
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At times, it seems as if saxophonist Dale Fielder is one of the national jazz scene’s
best kept secrets. An incredibly talented instrumentalist as well as an accomplished
composer, Fielder’s command of his instrument, his improvisational runs, the nuances,
his warm mellow tone —-his total expression is flawless.
—Bob Agnew/LA Jazz Scene
Fielder comes out of the gate blowing hard, aggressive, ferociously swinging tenor and
with that blows away any preconceived notions about west coast jazz musicians not
being able to deal with the same depth as their east coast counterparts. Fielder’s tone
is big and pungent, reminiscent of Trane’s and he possesses an impressive command
of his instrument in both low and high registers
Willing to teach
Intermediate to advanced students
University of Pittsburgh Ethnomusicology Major /
Yamaha School Of Music (LA,CA)
Currently: Jupiter Band Instruments Educational Clinician /
Brentwood (CA) High School Master Classes /
Lincoln Park Performing Art Center Master Classes (2010)
Educational Clinician for Jupiter Band Intruments.
Talk and teach basics of jazz improvisation.
Have students perform with Quartet and critique each student
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