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About Sal DiFusco

Sal has extensive experience in writing, recording, producing and performing with many world class artists. He has toured the world performing original music with favorable reviews by top national entertainment magazines. Sal has recorded three solo records, "NEVERTHELESS", "GREAT EXPLOITS" AND "VANISHING MIST" and has performed his original music in countries including Russia, France, Hungary, Italy, Taiwan, Albania and China. He has toured extensively in the U.S in cities that include Boston, New York, Atlanta and Los Angeles.

Sal makes his home in Boston and holds the position of Professor at the famed Berklee College of Music where he has taught since 1998. He is known by his students there as an inspirational teacher with great technique and with command of a very diverse list of styles including rock, jazz, blues, funk and latin. Sal describes his sound as "Jazz-Rock Fusion."

Throughout his extensive musical career, Sal has shared the stage with some of the best musicians out there. He currently manages an in-demand R&B group called "Radiance" that performs throughout the New England area in addition to maintaining an active performance schedule with his own group, "The Sal DiFusco Project".

Sal has developed himself through rigorous studies with masters of music education including Jon Damian, Jerry Bergonzi and the late Charlie Banacos. He also obtained a 4 year Professional Diploma in Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music.

 

Performed & recorded with various Rock & Jazz groups and artists including:

 

  • “Speech” from Grammy award winning group “Arrested Development”

  • Performed with Grammy Award winning vocalist Layla Hathaway

  • Susan Tedeski (Grammy Award winner)

  • Peter Erskine (Weather Report)

  • Gary Burton (Multi Grammy winning Jazz Artist)

  • Terry Lynn Carrington (Her original music) at 1993 Boston Music Awards

  • Mike Mangini (Drummer for Steve Vai, Dream Theater)

  • Steve Hunt (Keyboardist with Alan Holdsworth)

  • George Garzone (Jazz Artist)

  • Myanna (Award winning Smooth Jazz Artist)

  • Heart & Fire, (Latin Jazz Group featuring Wayne Naus)

  • The Radicals, all original R&B / Soul group

  • Simon Phillips (Legendary Drummer currently with “Toto”)

  • “The Italian Job” Lello Molinari, Marcello Pellettieri, Dino Govoni

  • “Henjosal” with Henrique DeAlmeida and Joe Santerre

  • Kevin Harris (Jazz Artist)