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Saxophonist George Garzone is a member of The Fringe, a jazz trio founded in 1972 that includes bassist John Lockwood and drummer Bob Gullotti, that performs regularly in the Boston area and has toured Portugal. The group has released three albums. A veteran jazzman, George Garzone has appeared on over 20 recordings. He began on the tenor when he was six, played in a family band and attended Berklee College of Music in Boston.

In addition, George Garzone has guested in many situations, touring Europe with Jamaaladeen Tacuma and performing with Danilo Perez, Joe Lovano, Jack DeJohnette, Rachel Z and John Patitucci among others.

Garzone is well-known as a sought-after jazz educator, currently teaching at the Berklee College of Music. He has also previously taught at New England Conservatory, Longy School of Music, New York University, Manhattan School of Music, Northeastern University and the New School University. He has pioneered the Triadic Chromatic Approach, an improvisation concept which has his own signature in the jazz improvisation vocabulary.

The first edition of the Triadic Chromatic Approach was released in DVD format. In 2020 George Garzone is releasing the second part of the Triadic Chromatic Approach and other educational books related with his concept and his music. In his never ending teaching career, great musicians of the actual scene have been students of George Garzone, like Joshua Redman, Teadross Avery, Seamus Blake, Chris Cheek, Luciana Souza, Mark Turner, Donny McCaslin, Doug Yates, Danilo Perez and the Grammy-Winning Drummer Antonio Sanchez, to name a few.

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Album Level Up by Seba Molnar

Level Up

Seba Molnar
2020

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Album The Ripple by Jeff Rupert

The Ripple

Rupe Media
2020

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Album 3 Nights in L.A. by George Garzone

3 Nights in L.A.

Fuzzy Music
2019

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Album Splitting up in Boston by Richard Andersson

Splitting up in Boston

Self Produced
2015

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Album The Monash Sessions by George Garzone

The Monash Sessions

Unknown label
2013

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Stories from Sugar...

Great Connecticut Traditional Jazz Festival
2011

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Tuesday Overture

Tuesday Overture

George Garzone
At This Time

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