Frank Tiberi

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Frank Tiberi
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Frank Tiberi playing tenor saxophone in 1976
Background information
Born (1928-12-04) December 4, 1928 (age 90)
Camden, New Jersey, U.S.
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsSaxophone
Years active1930s–present
Associated actsWoody Herman
Websitewww.franktiberi.com

Frank Tiberi (born December 4, 1928) is the leader of the Woody Herman Orchestra. He was picked by Woody Herman shortly before Herman's death and has led the band since 1987. He plays the alto and tenor saxophone, bassoon, clarinet, and flute. He has been performing and recording since the age of thirteen. Tiberi has toured with Benny Goodman and Urbie Green and has played with Dizzy Gillespie.[1]

Tiberi is a professor at Berklee College of Music, where he teaches improvisational techniques and pedagogy. He served as director for the Camden Jazz Festival in New Jersey. He specializes in modern and contemporary jazz techniques and has released eponymous albums and with fellow Berklee instructor George Garzone.

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  1. ^ "Frank Tiberi Biography". Frank Tiberi. Retrieved 16 April 2013.