Richard Armandi

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Lesson Info
tuba, trombone, baritone, euphonium, double bass, bass
Lesson Locations
+Home Studio in Berwyn, IL
+College of DuPage
Lesson Duration
1 hour
Lesson Rate
Background And Experience

Richard Armandi is one of the most versatile and in-demand musicians and
educators on the Chicago scene today. As a jazz bassist he has performed
with such luminaries as Marion McPartland, Barry Harris, Bobby Shew, David
Baker, Jamey Aebersold, Dick Hyman, Scott Hamilton, Carl Fontana and many
others, and has performed with such stars as Rosemary Clooney, Bob Newhart,
Martin Short, Phyllis Diller, Rich Little and many others. As a tubist he
has performed with the Lyric Opera, American Ballet Theater, Grant Park
Orchestra, Chicago Brass Quintet, and as featured soloist with the New
Philharmonic, Ethos Chamber Orchestra, Concordia University Wind Ensemble,
and at the 1992 International Tuba-Euphonium Conference. He has been
recorded on many album projects including three with the Maxwell Street
Klezmer Band, and on many commercial jingles. He is in constant demand as a
bassist and tubist in almost every conceivable musical genre. As an educator
he currently serves on the faculties of College of DuPage (Glen Ellyn, IL),
Triton College (River Grove, IL), and St. Xavier University (Chicago, IL)
teaching bass, low brass, jazz combo and improvisation. He has also served
on the faculty of the Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops since 1990.

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