Dick Sisto is an accomplished jazz musician that has played with numerous luminaries in the scene over the years, thanks to his time in the studio and as music director of the Seelbach Hilton.
He’s recorded four CDs with Fred Hersch, Drew Gress, Tom Rainey, Kenny Werner, Barry Ries, Bobby Broom, Dennis Irwin, Jim Anderson and Mike Hyman. All the releases received heavy national airplay. After releasing American Love Song he was signed with Atlantic Records, just before their demise. Sisto appears as a sideman on several albums, including Mark Colby’s tribute to Stan Getz.
Sisto has given numerous clinics and master classes at places like the University of North Texas, Queens College, Leigh Howard Stephen’s World Vibe Congress in New Jersey. He is the author of The Jazz Vibraphone Book: Etudes in the Style of the Masters, which is used as a text in many schools and has been the vibraphone teacher at the Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops for many years.
You can hear Dick every Sunday at 11 a.m. as he hosts Inner Ear.