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Also known as  Fuze
Role  Guitarist
Name  David Fiuczynski
Years active  1983 to the present
Occupation(s)  Musician

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Genres  Rock, Alternative Jazz, Funk-Rock, Microtonal, Middle Eastern
Instruments  Guitar, Double-Neck Guitar
Labels  Fuzelicious Morsels, Discovery
Movies  Hiromi's Sonicbloom: Live in Concert
Music groups  Screaming Headless Torsos, Hasidic New Wave
Albums  Lunar Crush, KiF Express, Black Cherry Acid Lab, 1995, Kif

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David Fiuczynski (born March 5, 1964) is an American contemporary jazz guitarist, best known as the leader of the Screaming Headless Torsos and David Fiuczynski's KiF, and as a member of Hasidic New Wave. He has played on more than 95 albums as a session musician, band leader, or band member.


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Though born in the United States, his family moved to Germany when he was 8 years old and remained until he was 19. He returned to the US to study at Hampshire College and later the prestigious New England Conservatory. He received a Bachelor of Music from the latter in 1989. After living in New York City for more than a decade, he now resides in Massachusetts and is a professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

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Though generally thought of as a jazz musician, Fiuczynski describes himself as "a jazz-musician who doesn't want to play just jazz". Many of his albums have thematic material that ties them to one or more additional genres. Screaming Headless Torsos, for instance, emphasizes a jazz-funk fusion, while Hasidic New Wave blends jazz with Semitic and African music; 2000's JazzPunk is a recording of standards and covers written by his idols and mentors, in which each tune was reworked in distinctive musical combinations.

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In 2005, Fiuczynski was hired by former Police drummer Stewart Copeland for his side project Gizmo, which toured in Italy in July 2005.

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Starting in 2007, he's toured with trumpeter Cuong Vu and with jazz pianist Hiromi Uehara, and also appeared on the latter's albums Time Control and Beyond Standard.

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In 2012, he launched Planet MicroJam, an institute that explores use of microtones in jazz, ethnic folk, and other contexts.

Fiuczynski is the guitarist on the 2013 album Gamak by alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa.

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