About Rick

Rick Montalbano, pianist, organist, composer and arranger, started his career in the early 1960’s and has performedwith a long list of jazz greats.

Rick served as pianist/conductor for singer Lou Rawls in the early 70s. He currently plays solo piano at The Savoy in Rome, NY., performs with and contracts bands for the Showroom at the Turning Stone Casino and is much demand as an accompanist.

In addition to operating the Music Factory recording studio, Rick teaches jazz piano at Colgate University, Hamilton College & Syracuse University and is the assistant director of the Central New York Jazz Orchestra.

Rick Montalbano 2014