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As tubist, composer, & conductor, John Altieri has amassed a considerable list of performances & recordings across a wide range of styles & genres. Recent work with David Byrne, St. Vincent, Steven Tyler, Macklemore, John Cale, & Father John Misty has found him appearing on the Grammys, Saturday Night Live, Letterman, Colbert, & Fallon TV shows while touring the world. His work with Red Baraat & Slavic Soul Party, some of World Music’s latest mind blowing concoctions, has found him on the hottest Jazz and Global Music Festival stages across the planet as well.
Holding a Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music and an M.M. in composition from the University of Arizona, John is equally at home in 21st Century and Classical repertoire having performed and recorded with Alarm Will Sound, Ensemble Signal, Now Ensemble, Asphalt Orchestra, Brandt Brauer Frick, Victoire, Wordless Music Orchestra, and the Brooklyn Brass Quintet among others. John is a Conn-Selmer sousaphone artist. altierimusic.com