Peter Sparacino is a saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and bandleader currently residing in New York City. As an in-demand saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist, he can be found performing nightly throughout NYC and the surrounding area with a wide array of ensembles. He has toured internationally performing at festivals, venues, and clubs with ensembles such as Lee Fields and the Expressions, Nick Waterhouse, Big Daddy Kane, Swamp Cabbage, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds, Ikebe Shakedown and Anouman (a gypsy jazz leaning quartet that Peter co-leads).
Peter is also active as a composer/producer. His compositions have appeared in national advertising campaigns by brands such as Tiffany & Co, Christie's, and American Ballet Theater, to name a few. Additionally, he has recorded for many, many more national and international commercial spots.
Peter has also developed his own project, Orkestra Eustoria, featuring some of the most innovative and sought-after musicians currently working: bassist Panagiotis Andreou, keyboardist Isamu McGregor, drummer Engin Gunaydin, and guitarist Aki Ishiguro. The band's debut album "HyperGiant Hi-Fi" (2018) was produced by legendary saxophonist and producer David Binney and is available for download and purchase on all streaming services.
Additionally Peter co-leads, tours, and records with NYC based gypsy jazz quartet Anouman. Anouman has most recently performed at the Winter JazzFest in NYC, Charm City DjangoFest, Django by the Sea Jazz Festival, and Cornelia St. Django Fest. Anouman's debut album is now available on all online streaming services.
Peter received his formal music education at Indiana University, Bloomington under the tutelage of renowned jazz educator David Baker. He has also studied with Seamus Blake, John Ellis, and David Binney.