Dave Grippo Funk Band

Dave Grippo Funk Band

The Grippo Funk Band has its roots in Burlington, Vermont's perennial favorite band Pure Pressure, formed 25 years ago by alto saxophonist Dave Grippo and keyboardist Bruce Sklar. Grippo and Sklar are also busy educators; Grippo as Director of Jazz Studies and Jazz Band for both South Burlington High School and Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School and Sklar as director of Jazz and Music Technologies at Harwood Union High School, a Grammy Signature School. They can also be heard with The Grippo/Sklar Quintet, conceived as an outlet to perform their... more