DENIS DiBLASIO, a life of jazz

video by Bill Horin & Frank Weiss

Five years as Maynard Ferguson’s music director. Performer. Composer. Arranger. Dad. Teacher. Jazzman. All-around baritone sax monster. A south Jersey treasure.Denis DiBlasio is a player’s player. His style and virtuosity on both sax and flute have dazzled jazz lovers the world over. A frequent stage performer, during business hours he trains young musicians for the world. He heads up the respected jazz program at Rowan University, Glassboro, N.J., as executive director of the Maynard Ferguson Institute of Jazz Studies.