Saxophonist and composer Greg Sinibaldi has established himself as one of Seattle’s most inventive musicians, embracing a diverse musical world. Whether he’s performing with his groups Goat or Burn List, playing in the metal band Uncle Pooch, or composing new chamber music, he brings forth a characteristic and unique performance each time he plays. Inspired by a wide range of music and art, Greg has developed a unique improvisational language, developing a virtuosic and rich sonic palette.
Inspired by collaborations with many musical innovators Greg has worked and performed with Gunther Schuller, Jimmy Giuffre, Bill Frisell, Wayne Horvitz, Cuong Vu, Ted Poor, Ryan Ferreira, Robert Dick, Amy Denio, Dave Douglas, Matt Moran, Rueben Radding, Jesse Canterbury and many others. Always the musical seeker, he has toured with a wide range of bands and can be heard on numerous recordings including Frieze of Life’s Nuclear Frog Pond, Uncle Pooch’s Oneirophrenia, Goat’s Special Agent, and Burn List the debut recording from the band Burn List. His most recent release is a duo project with clarinetist Jesse Canterbury and was recorded in a 45 million gallon cistern. The album, Ascendant, is a testament to the creative and seeking nature of Greg’s work.
Greg has been the recipient of many grants and awards from the Puffin Foundation, Jack Straw Foundation, Centrum, 4Culture, Earshot Jazz and The City of Seattle