Adjunct | Music History
Jazz vibraphonist, marimbist, and composer Errol Rackipov holds a Bachelor’s degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA and a Master’s degree from the University of Miami. Along with his band “Dream Hunter” Errol Rackipov has performed with Terence Blanchard, Bob Moses, Othello Molinaux, Herb Pomeroy and Kenny Werner. He has recorded with Mike Orta in “Tower of Freedom” (with Paquito De Rivera and Gary Campbell) and Juan Pablo Torres in “Pepper Trombone” (with Paquito D’Rivera and Arturo Sandoval). In 1996 his tune “Pictures from a train window” from the same title album won the “Jazziz” magazine “Percussionist on fire” competition. Errol Rackipov’s numerous pieces, arrangements and transcriptions are published by Rolly Publications, Inc. Currently Errol Rackipov teaches Jazz Vibraphone and Mallet instruments at University of Miami and Jazz Improvisation courses at Florida International University.