The Dick Cunico Quartet exemplifies the best of America's original art form (jazz)
in a traditional sense. The group performs a variety of latin and swing tunes from the
30's through the 90's. The music is melodic and rhythmic and features an abundance
of improvisation by all the players.
The Quartet is led by drummer, composer and arranger Dick Cunico.
His professional music career spans 35 years, including more than a decade of
performing and/or recording experience in Los Angeles with such jazz greats as:
Skitch Henderson (NBC Orchestra)
Howard Levy (Bela Fleck)
Eric Marienthal (Chic Corea)
Steve Bailey (The Rippingotns & Dizzy Gulesspie)
Louis Conte (Koinonea)
Lanny Morgan (Supersax)
Alex Isles (Bob Florence Big Band)
Bob Summers (Woody Herman - Herman Big Band)
Benoit Grey (Ray Charles)
Rick Fleisman (Art Pepper)
Henry Skipper Franklin (Clark Terry)
Tom Hill (Ray Brown Band)
Alex Milstein (Jeff Lorber)
Dick's original music and groups have performed at many prestigious Jazz Festivals
and featured on an episode of the hit TV program "Northern Exposure".
Quartet members include:
Chris Wojtecki (alto and tenor sax)
Chris Hartung (guitar)
Mark Neihoff (bass)
Dick Cunico (drums).