David Guidi - Saxophonist, Composer, Educator



“The music is introspective and thoughtful, yet by turns burningly hot when it needs to be.”  - Cadence Magazine

“Trane himself would be proud of Guidi's penetrating solos.”  - jazzchicago.net


David has appeared as a guest artist, sideman or with his quartet in concerts across the nation and in Canada. A Bari Woodwind artist, he is available for concerts, commissions, arrangements, clinics and master classes. His performances feature original compositions and standards that are delivered with intensity and an unbridled passion for performance and working with others.

Beachside is David's first recording as a leader and showcases his original small-ensemble compositions, featuring Leon Anderson on drums, Kevin Bales on piano and Rodney Jordan on bass. Beachside is Available at CD Baby or by contacting David directly.

Various past performances include:

Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland
North Sea Jazz Festival, The Hague
Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, New York, NY
2008 IAJE Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada
Ravinia Festival, Chicago, IL
PASIC Convention, Winstom Salem, NC
Durham School of the Arts, Durham, NC
Zydeco Jazz Club, Raleigh, NC
Churchill Grounds, Atlanta, GA
Kokopelli’s Jazz, Savannah, GA
St. Margaret’s Church, Palm Springs, CA
Palm Desert High School, Palm Desert, CA
Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Jacksonville, FL
St. Augustine Jazz Festival, St. Augustine, FL
St. Augustine Jazz Society Concert, St. Augustine, FL
Lakeside Jazz Festival, Daytona, FL
The Governor’s Club, Tallahassee, FL
Stogies, St. Augustine, FL
Daytona Beach Convention Center, Daytona, FL
The Paradigm, Tallahassee, FL
Waterworks, Tallahassee, FL
Sharky's, Tallahassee, FL
Muse 3, Tallahassee, FL
Gil's Tavern, Tallahassee, FL
Café Shisha, Tallahassee, FL
Kravitz Center Jazz Festival, Miami, FL
McClay Gardens Jazz Festival, Tallahassee, FL
Hemming Plaza Latino Festival, Jacksonville, FL
Jazz at the Witt, San Antonio, TX
Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX
Jazz at the Witte Summer Jazz Festival, San Antonio, TX
San Antonio Music Festival, San Antonio, TX
Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX
The Elephant Room, Austin, TX