Fred Biondi has over thirty years of teaching experience as a snare drum and drum set instructor. He has studied with Jim Chapin, Armond Santerelli, and Carl Mottola. Fred is a freelance musician working in the Philadelphia, Lancaster, and Harrisburg areas. He was a member of the Philadelphia Jazz Ensemble from 1976 to 1980 playing, recording and doing jazz clinics for colleges in the tri-state area. He is currently working with the Don Glanden Trio and can be heard on “Only Believe” Candence Jazz Records (CJR 1093) featuring Ernie Watts. He can also be heard live at Sullivan’s on Rt 202 in Wilmington, DE.
Check out Fred with the Don Glanden Trio at the 2009 Philadelphia Jazz Fare.