A native of Southboro, Massachusetts, Dave Pietro has been on the New York jazz scene since 1987. His talents as a gifted saxophonist, composer, and educator have made him an in-demand musician leading to performances at jazz clubs, jazz festivals, schools and concert halls in more than 30 countries throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America.
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A fine fiery saxophonist and a talented arranger. An adventerous yet lyrically reflective musician who opts for open-ended fresh compositions and group empathy.
John Murph - Jazz Times Magazine
...a superb saxophonist...a very accomplished composer.
Paul Evoskevich - Saxophone Journal
Pietro has great chops and a profound imagination, and possesses a warm, accessible, lyrical sound...
Lee Lowenfish - New York Jazz Newsletter
Though gifted with virtuosic technique, Pietro makes his point with a lyrical sensibility grounded in the soul of evocatively crafted charts
Willing to teach
Advanced students only.
New York University adjunct faculty (1999-present).
Hofstra University adjunct faculty (2001-present).
For more information go to www.davepietro.com.
Dave is a Conn-Selmer artist and has given concerts and workshops at hundreds of schools across the country. For more information go to www.davepietro.com.