Ph.D., Published composer, charted songwriter, author of music theory textbook, professor of music, and founder of the all-original Latin-Jazz group, The Richard Sorce Project, consisting of piano, bass, guitar, drums, percussion, trumpet, alto sax/flute, trombone, and occasional guest vocalist. CDs: A Place I've Never Been, The Richard Sorce Project; The Sorcerer's Accomplice, featuring Guitarist, Russ DeFilippis. Available for concerts, clubs and festivals. CD, Closer Than Before, 11/2016 released on EverJazz Records. CD, Samba Para a Vida, 7/1/2017 released on EverJazz Records. www.richardsorce.com
EverJazz Records, Distributed by Latin Cool Records, LLC
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Richard Sorce has an original Latin-Jazz sound that is a force to be reckoned with. Gigi Brooks, Jazz times.
...great CD; you are quite accomplished and it shows in your music. James Harber, The Jazz Intersection.
...a great CD!...there's a wholes different approach...it seems like you've taken so much of what you've been doing and started creating a whole new genre... Leslie Ford, Jazz Talk.
...A Place I've Never Been in my mind is already a jazz classic, right up there with Brubeck, Getz, Gilberto, Ellis and Jobim. Todd Severen, Ripple Review.
Willing to teach
Intermediate to advanced
Ph.D. Theory, Composition
Professor of Music, Theory, Composition, Song Writing, Piano, at New York University, William Paterson University, Ramapo College of New Jersey.