Recordings as a sideman
Dave Solazzo has been a mainstay of the Central New York music scene for over 20 years. A much in demand soloist and sideman, Dave has worked with artists from a wide mix of genres, from jazz, fusion, r&b and beyond. He has performed and recorded with major jazz artists like Chuck Mangione, Dick Oatts and J.R. Monterose and at venues like The Flatiron Room (NYC), Troy Music Hall and the Savannah Jazz Festival. Dave is a current member of the Syracuse based original roots rock/funk group, the Tim Herron Corporation. Dave also leads the Dave Solazzo Trio, an acoustic trio (piano, bass and drums) that focuses on post bop interpretations of jazz standards and originals in the spirit of Keith Jarrett, Herbie Hancock, and Brad Mehldau. Dave was educated at Berklee College of Music and SUNY Purchase College. He has taught Jazz History at Cayuga Community College in Auburn, New York.