and music educator Gary Fieldman is active in a variety of musical genres
throughout the US and Europe. He has performed with Joanne Brackeen, David
Liebman, Bill Frisell, Ben Monder and Bevan Manson, and has recorded with
Don Byron and George Garzone. In addition, Mr. Fieldman has been section
percussionist with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra for ten years and
is currently principal percussionist with the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestraa
touring ensemble performing exclusively in major European festivals including
in Spain at the prestigious "Festival Internacional de Santader".
In 1996 Mr. Fieldman
received a master's degree in jazz studies from the New England Conservatory.
There he worked with Fred Buda, Bob Moses and Bevan Manson. He currently
teaches in the Preparatory and
Continuing Education Divisions there, as well as at the Rivers Community
Music School in Weston, MA.
Now busy in a community of musicians and artists with similar creative interests, Gary has recorded widely for various labels including Biba, Sachimay,Telepathy, Blue Pantry, and with his first solo project Field Effect, The Gary Fieldman Quartet, which can be found on Rotary Records.