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Rick Savage -  Pequannock, New Jersey

Rick Savage was educated at the world renowned music school Indiana University and is a musician, composer, producer, engineer and videographer.

Rick is a Trumpeter / Flugelhornist and has lived and worked in and around New York City and been part of the recording industry for the past 30 years.

He had many influences in his career to date including :- Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw all of whom he heard palying many times live and he absorbed their style, passion and performances with intent.

Some of the great artists with whom Rick has performed and recorded with include :- Tania Maria, Jack McDuff, Nancy Wilson, Tony Bennett, Gerry Mulligan, Mel Lewis, Toshiko Aikioshi, Warne Marsh, Eliot Zigmund, Randy Brecker, Anthony Jackson and Nestor Torres.

He continues to be in demand as a performing and recording trumpet player and also making guest solo appearances on the CD projects of many of the New York Area artists.

One of Rick's special talents involves bringing out the best in up and coming talent, offering tools, suggestions and directions that many hadn't thought of.

Rick also has a rich composing background. He recently scored "A Whole New Day" for Cinemax starring James Gandolfini. Other composing credits include jingles and industrial films for Nissan and Pfizer.

In addition to his work in the music world Rick's company Savage Multimedia has been video documenting seminars and conferences of two prominent psychotherapy models.

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Rick Savage -  Pequannock, New Jersey

Rick also teaches with his 'Lessons with Rick' and as an educator he now teaches privately after having taught for 11 years at the Ridgewood Conservatory, Ridgewood NJ and taught extended assignments as Band Director in the Westchester NY schools. Lately he has been Skyping Trumpet & Jazz lessons with clients all around the world.

Rick is especially gifted with beginners and intermediate students and has quite a track record placing his students in the various honour bands around the state of New Jersey

Rick's company also offers Video Production and Website Design, On Location Recording, Help With Technical Issues and Advice About Music And Video Technology.

A track from Rick's latest project for 2022 called 'Smooth Thang' is featured on STREETJAZZ Show No. 961 on JazzNet247 Radio Europe.

Rick is also featured on recent releases by Main Gazane and The Funky Organics.

Listen to Sound Samples from Rick Savage's latest project for 2022 entitled ' Smooth Thang '
* Smooth Thang ( Smooth Thang 2002 )
* Latin Schmatin ( Smooth Thang 2002 )
* Say It ( Smooth Thang 2002 )

Previous Showcase Artist - Rob Mullins

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