Percussionist, composer and music educator Gary Fieldman is active in the Boston, Massachusetts area and is creative in a wide and eclectic variety of musical situations including symphony orchestras, jazz ensembles and New Music groups. His recordings and compositions include Field Effect, The Gary Fieldman Quartet, on The Rotary Records, and Ratty's Loving Surprise, a narration with music composition featuring new music ensemble Know Trio. Fieldman is also the founder of, an artist supported funding organization concentrating on the victims of war in Darfur.

B.M. (Boston University), M.M. (NEC); studies with Buster Bailey, Fred Buda, Bob Moses; former faculty, Community Music School, Springfield, Holyoke Community College, Westfield State College, Belmont Music School; former member, Spoleto Arts Festival, Springfield Symphony, and Portland Symphony orchestras; jazz appearances with Bill Frisell, Bevan Manson, Charles MacPherson Quartet, Judy Collins.

Photo by Andrew Hurlbut