Jeff Rizzo

Jeff Rizzo, Musical Director/New Arrangements, The Grand Tour, also conducted the Colony's Grand Hotel

He musically directed Madison Square Garden’s The Wizard of Oz starring Roseanne, the national tour and the Grammy nominated cast recording starring Mickey Rooney and Eartha Kitt. He was Associate Conductor of the US premiere of Sunset Boulevard starring Glenn Close at the Shubert Theatre and Conductor of the fourth national tour of Annie

Jeff is pleased to be working again with Mark Bramble, who co-wrote and directed the recent revival of 42nd Street. Jeff conducted the national tour, playing the Ahmanson Theatre in 2003. Recently, he has been Audition Accompanist for the upcoming film of Dreamgirls

Jeff has done countless shows, working for most of the major regional musical theatre companies throughout the country. As a Composer, his work includes the scores for Jailbirds on Broadway, Wanna Play?!, and a new musical version of A Christmas Carol. 

With partner Eric Andrist, he co-founded the Musical Theatre Guild. Born in Utica, New York, raised in Sacramento, and graduated from the University of Southern California.

November, 2005