Berklee College of Music - Assistant Professor
Artist's BiographyRich Greenblatt, Boston based jazz vibraphonist and band leader of The Rich Greenblatt Vibes Group is a musician with "dazzling speed and a truly magical touch" writes John Blenn in Good Times magazine.
Rich has recorded 3 CDs as a leader. The most recent, Hat Trick, features 10 original compositions. He's previous recording, Hot & Dry, features special guests, Dennis Irwin on bass and Winard Harper on drums.
Rich has played in jazz and blues festivals in the U.S. and Europe and recorded with The Be-Bop Guitars, The Jazz Composers' Alliance, Hide Tokunaga, The Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, The Paramount Brass Quintet, and the rhythm and blues group, Inspector Tuppence.
Over the years he has played with such great artists as Kurt Elling, Billy Mitchell, Kevin Hayes, Valery Ponamarev, Bill Charlap, Greg Hutchinson, Dennis Irwin, Winard Harper, Joe Hunt, Teddy Charles and Oscar Castro-Neves, just to name a few.
Artist's InfluencesMilt Jackson, Joe Locke, Bobby Hutcherson,