Bobby Militello

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Bobby Militello
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Bobby Militello at Blue Note Jazz Club
Background information
Birth name Robert Philip Militello
Born (1950-03-25) March 25, 1950 (age 68)
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Saxophone, flute
Years active 1970s–present
Associated acts Maynard Ferguson, Dave Brubeck

Robert Philip Militello (born March 25, 1950) is an American jazz saxophonist and flautist who was a member of the Dave Brubeck Quartet.

Career[edit]

During the 1970s, Militello went on tour with Maynard Ferguson. He returned to Buffalo in the early 1980s and worked as a freelance musician. He moved to Los Angeles and spent the rest of the 1980s and early 1990s as a member of orchestras led by Bill Holman and Bob Florence.[1] He toured and recorded with Dave Brubeck from 1982 to 2012. He leads a quartet that performs concerts dedicated to Brubeck.[2]

Discography[edit]

As leader[edit]

  • 1993 Heart & Soul (Positive Music)
  • 1993 Easy to Love (Positive Music)
  • 1993 Straight Ahead (Positive Music)

As sideman[edit]

With Dave Brubeck

With Maynard Ferguson

  • 1976 Primal Scream
  • 1977 Conquistador
  • 1977 New Vintage
  • 1978 Carnival
  • 1979 Hot
  • 1981 Maynard

With others

  • 1987 The Bill Holman Band, Bill Holman
  • 1988 Body Lines, Rick Strauss
  • 1988 This Is for You, Emiel van Egdom
  • 1990 Treasure Chest, Bob Florence
  • 1991 Strollin' , Charlie Shoemake
  • 1992 50th Anniversary Celebration, Kenton Alumni Band
  • 1992 Something Cool, Cheryl Bentyne
  • 1994 Better Place, Jeff Jarvis
  • 1995 Brighter Days, Ken Navarro
  • 1995 Contents Under Pressure, Jeff Jarvis
  • 1997 A Collection of Great Standards, Michael Civisca
  • 1997 Hybrid Groove, Emiel van Egdom
  • 1997 Singin' & Swingin' , Nancy Kelly
  • 2004 I'd Like You for Christmas, Mary Stahl
  • 2006 Midnight in Manhattan, Lisa Hilton
  • 2007 After Dark, Lisa Hilton
  • 2008 Jazz for Peanuts, David Benoit[3]
  • 2017 Remembering Mark Murphy, Nancy Kelly
  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Bobby Militello". AllMusic. Retrieved November 20, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Bobby Militello Quartet to highlight works of jazz legend". Niagara Gazette. June 12, 2017. Retrieved November 20, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Bobby Militello | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved November 20, 2017. 

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