Master vibes player Ted Piltzecker toured internationally with the George Shearing Quintet and has been performing and recording with his own ensemble since the eighties. Although his performance career took root as a vibraphonist, he started out as a trumpet player at the Eastman School and the feeling of putting air through a horn while breathing with musical phrases never went away. The
Ted Piltzecker Septet and “Vibes On A Breath” is what happens when the warmth of wind instruments combines with metal bars that are struck with mallets. It’s a distinctive and beautiful sound, especially because of Piltzecker’s arranging skill that was honed when he directed the Jazz Program at the Aspen Music Festival for fourteen years,
This hard swinging band is packed with the extraordinary talents of Brad Goode – trumpet, Paul McKee – trombone, John Gunther – tenor sax, Wil Swindler – baritone sax, Paul Romaine – drums, and Gonzalo Teppa – bass.
Take a breath and join us for an evening of great music on October 15 at 7pm at Dazzle.
Ted Piltzecker – vibraphone
Brad Goode – trumpet
Paul McKee – trombone
John Gunther – tenor sax
Will Swindler – bari sax
Gonzalo Teppa – bass
Paul Romaine – drums