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Rick Margitza

ts, ss, *1961 US, Detroit
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Richard Dean Margitza

Rick Margitza (born October 24, 1961 in Dearborn, Michigan) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Margitza's paternal grandfather, a Hungarian Gypsy violinist, taught him to play the violin at the age of four. His father also played violin with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Following this he played piano and oboe, and settled on tenor sax while in Fordson high school. He attended several colleges: Wayne State University, Berklee College of Music, University of Miami and Loyola University New Orleans. He toured with Maynard Ferguson and Flora Purim in the 1980s, and moved to New York City in 1988, where he played with Miles Davis.

  • Tenor sax
  • Soprano sax
  • Saxophone
  • Flute
  • Jazz
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Old Folks on Community Standards by The Modern Jazz Trio & Rick Margitza
Widow's Walk on Color by Rick Margitza
Kma on Community Standards by The Modern Jazz Trio & Rick Margitza
This Is New on This Is New by Rick Margitza
Invitation on This Is New by Rick Margitza
Body and Soul on Community Standards by The Modern Jazz Trio & Rick Margitza
Bye Bye Blackbird on Community Standards by The Modern Jazz Trio & Rick Margitza
Darth on Community Standards by The Modern Jazz Trio & Rick Margitza
On Green Dolphin Street on This Is New by Rick Margitza
Change up on Jam Session Vol. 1 by Larry Schneider, Chris Potter & Rick Margitza

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Gypsy TenorTony Lakatos, Rick Margitza, Gábor Bolla2017Album
AdlibsChristian Doepke Trio Featuring Rick Margitza2008Album
SteepleChase Jam Session Volume 19Rich Perry, Rick Margitza, Joshua Douglas Smith, Andy Laverne, Steve LaSpina, Billy Drummond2006Album
BohemiaRick Margitza2004Album
MementoRick Margitza2001Album
Heart Of HeartsRick Margitza2000Album
ConversationsBert Van Den Brink, Rick Margitza1999Album
Game of ChanceRick Margitza1997Album
Hands Of TimeRick Margitza1995Album
Second HomeJeff Gardner - Rick Margitza1995Album
Work ItRick Margitza1995Album
This Is NewRick Margitza1991Album
HopeRick Margitza1991Album
Song Of HopeRick Margitza1991Single
ColorRick Margitza1989Album
ThreeoThreeo, Rick MargitzaAlbum
Why NotMarco Cortesi Group, Marco Cortesi Featuring Rick MargitzaAlbum
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