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Anna Webber

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: November 26, 1984    

“Anna Webber is a rare musician that can comfortably combine intellectual curiosity with pure emotion. Each time I've performed with her, a completely new sound was revealed. She is confident in her path and I am always anxious of her next moves. A brilliant player.”

-Jason Moran

New York based flute and saxophone player Anna Webber is a versatile improviser holding both an open respect for the tradition of jazz and a healthy disregard for its more worn conventions. Her first album as a leader, ‘Third Floor People’ (Nowt Records, 2010), is an adventurous release featuring two bassless quartets...” one from Montreal, the other from New York....
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Awards

Prix Francois-Marcaurelle, L'OFF Festival du Jazz 2010
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    Simple

    Skirl Records
    2014
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    Percussive Mechanics

    Pirouet Records
    2013
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    Third Floor People

    Self Produced
    2010
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Featured recording “Simple”

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Simple

Skirl Records (2014)

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Flutist, saxist and composer Anna Webber celebrates her new disc, Third Floor People, a whimsical yet exacting session that's likely to strike a chord with devotees of eclectic downtown jazz. -Hank Shteamer, Time Out New York

Those who stand up and give the finger to the status quo must be honored. New York saxophonist/flautist Anna Webber does exactly that, with a recording that brags not one, but two bass-less quartets…. Webber takes no prisoners, bayoneting the wounded as she leaves the field of battle... -C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz

Primary InstrumentSax, tenor

Willing to teachBeginners

Credentials/BackgroundAs an educator, Webber has taught students of all ages and skill levels privately, through music academies, and at public and private school (PS290, Selwyn House). She is on faculty as a woodwind, band, and theory instructor at Manhattan School of Music’s summer camp, and has been a featured clinician for jazz ensembles at schools both in the USA and Canada. Email for rates and hours.

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