Bobby Militello

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Bobby Militello at Blue Note Jazz Club

Robert Philip Militello, better known as Bobby Militello, Bob Militello, or Bobby M, (born 25 March 1950 in Buffalo, New York) is a U.S. jazz saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist. He has played with Maynard Ferguson and Dave Brubeck, and is active in his hometown's music scene, in Buffalo, New York. He plays alto sax, tenor sax, and flute. Bobby has been in the Dave Brubeck Quartet since 1977 and left after Brubeck's death in 2012. After the group disbanded, Militello set out to create his own Quartet which is called the Bobby Militello Quartet as well and many other groups.

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Militello's work with the Dave Brubeck Quartet, includes:

  • (1983) Bobby M Blow - Motown album (alto sax, tenor sax, flute) 1st national solo album
  • (1993) "Heart & Soul" - Positive Music. 2nd solo CD
  • (1994) "Easy to Love" - Positive Music. 3rd solo CD

Dave Brubeck recordings:

  • (1987) Anniversary Charlie Brown
  • (1989) JVC World Class Sampler, Vol. 2
  • (1991) Quiet As The Moon
  • (1995) "Straight Ahead" - Positive Music 4th solo CD
  • (1994) Late Night Brubeck
  • (1995) Night Shift
  • (1996) To Hope! A Celebration
  • (1997) So Whats New
  • (1998) 40th Anniversary Tour of the UK
  • (1998) Double Live From the US & UK
  • (1999) Playing Our Songs - Various Artists
  • (1999) Duke Ellington Swings!
  • (2000) Retrospective Collection - Compilation
  • (2000) Ford Montreux Detroit Jazz Festival
  • (2001) The Crossing
  • (2001) Live with the LSO
  • (2002) Park Avenue South
  • (2002) 80th Birthday Concert: Live With the LSO
  • (2003) Classical Brubeck
  • (1979–2005) The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Compilation
  • (2005) London Flat, London Sharp - (alto sax, flute)
  • Maynard Ferguson:
  • (1976) Primal Scream - Baritone Sax, Flute and Piccolo
  • (1977) Conquistador
  • (1978) New Vintage
  • (1979) Carnival
  • (1980) Hot

More listings at http://www.bobbymilitello.com [1] http://www.militellos.com

Bobby's brother, Michael, is a highly successful hospitality and catering businessman in Buffalo, New York, whose clubs have often featured a fertile venue for Bobby's performances.

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