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  • Aaron Heick (reeds)

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    Aaron Heick is a saxophonist and woodwind player, based in New York City, who has worked with everyone under the sun, . from Chaka Khan to Barbra Streisand, and from Sting to Frank Sinatra. You might also know him from his work as a...
  • Alan Lechusza (reeds)

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    Alan Lechusza is quickly gaining ground as one of the new woodwind players/improvisers to watch. His versatility on all the woodwind instruments (western and non-western aero phones) both as an improviser and as a studio musician has led...
  • Albert Hamme (reeds)

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    Al Hamme is a woodwind artist, clinician, conductor, arranger and composer. He has recorded with Slam Stewart, Phil Woods, Tom Harrell, Peter Appleyard, Richard Wyans, Bucky Pizzarelli, Tony Marino, Mike Holober, Sherrie Maricle, Ann...
  • Alex Coke (reeds)

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    Alex Coke, born in Dallas, Texas, an original member of the Creative Opportunity Orchestra, has performed with Tina Marsh in various formations for 22 years. For ten years he played and recorded with the internationally renowned Dutch jazz...
  • Alfred Harth (reeds)

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    Alfred 23 Harth is a German multimedia artist, band leader, musician and composer who is mixing the genres in a polystylistic manner. As a person with synesthesia he uses numerology inspired by mystical sources as well as by Alban Berg and...
  • Allan Praskin (reeds)

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  • Allen Price (reeds)

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    Allen Price Musician Clarinets, Flutes, Saxophones, Classical Recorders, Allen Price is a Wood Wind, Multi –Instrumentalist, Concert Piano Tuner Technician, and Music Educator. Retired from government service. Is now a Self employed free...
  • Anthony Braxton (reeds)

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    To his list of achievements and awards, Anthony Braxton may now add the 1994 MacArthur Fellowship: the so-called “genius" grant of (in his case) $300,000, awarded to individuals nominated for outstanding and original contributions to...
  • Arne Domnerus (reeds)

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    Sven Arne Domnerus was a Swedish jazz alto saxophonist and clarinetist, popularly nicknamed Dompan. He was best known for his recordings with visiting American players such as jazz artists such as James Moody, Art Farmer and Clifford...
  • Ben Kono (reeds)

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    Since moving to New York City in 1999, woodwind performer and saxophonist Ben Kono has been attracting attention as a singular emerging voice in cutting-edge groups like Darcy James Argue's Secret Society and the John Hollenbeck Large...
  • Bud Leeds (reeds)

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    Former Vice President of Middlebury College (VT), Bud Leeds’ career has spanned decades in extraordinary service to culture and education. He was instrumental, with Steven Rockefeller and Bill Moyers in establishing the Spirit and...
  • Charlie Mariano (reeds)

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    Charlie Mariano is an American jazz alto saxophonist. He played with one of the Stan Kenton big bands, Toshiko Akiyoshi (his then wife), Charles Mingus, Eberhard Weber, the United Jazz and Rock Ensemble and numerous other notable...
  • Charlie Munro (reeds)

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    Charlie Munro was jazz reedist and flautist born in New Zealand but based chiefly out of Australia. Munro moved to Sydney when he was 21, and played in the bands of Myer Norman and Wally Parks in addition to work as a sideman on various...
  • Chris Greco (reeds)

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    Saxophonist, clarinetist, and flutist Chris Greco free lanced, recorded, explored small, medium, and large group formats and was a significant contributor to the jazz culture of Los Angeles during the 1980's and the 1990's. His Los Angeles...
  • Chris Potter (reeds)

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    A world-class soloist, accomplished composer and formidable bandleader, saxophonist Chris Potter has emerged as a leading light of his generation. Down Beat called him “One of the most studied (and copied) saxophonists on the planet"...
  • Chris Reza (reeds)

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    Whether it's jazz, classical, musical theatre, big band, blues, rock, funk or Latin, Chris Reza is comfortable with any musical style or form. A woodwind specialist, composer and educator from the Dallas area, Chris plays fifteen different...
  • Christof Knoche (reeds)

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    Saxophonist, bass clarinetist, and composer Christof Knoche was born in Bremen, Germany, in 1967. At about 16, he started playing the saxophone. Following his graduation from high school and two years of obligatory German civil service, he...
  • Christopher White (reeds)

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    About Dr. Christopher K White (BMI) - alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute, composer. Born in Northern California, Christopher White grew up in small town America where he found musical success early, playing his first professional gig...
  • Colin Stetson (reeds)

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    Woodwind player Colin Stetson can play powerfully while circularly breathing for long periods, can draw multiphonics out of a sax with great skill, and can command an audience's attention with his focus and melodic improvisations. Stetson...
  • Craig Buhler (reeds)

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    Craig Buhler is Director of the 17-piece “Stardust Dance Band" in which he plays first tenor sax. He is also director of the two big bands at Camp Heebie Jeebies http://www.campheebiejeebies.us/, Music Director for the Carmel Big Band...
  • Darius Babazadeh (reeds)

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  • David Burnett (reeds)

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    Versed in sight reading and improvisation, David Burnett keeps a full woodwind studio and performs regularly in San Diego and surrounding areas. Venues David Burnett has performed at include The House of Blues, Carnegie Hall, and various...
  • Dawan Muhammad (reeds)

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    Dawan Muhammad qualifies as a unique kind of renaissance man. For Hereafter he plays woodwinds and flutes, is composer, arranger, conceptualizer, and label manager. But the reality is so much broader than that. He is a community activist...
  • Donald Denzin (reeds)

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    The former Chief Human Resources Officer for two NYSE-traded companies, Don Denzin is also a seasoned jazz reed player. Throughout his 25+ year corporate career, he has successfully adapted the rubrics of jazz improvisation to workplace...
  • Eero Koivistoinen (reeds)

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    Eero Koivistoinen (born January 13, 1946), one of the all-time greats in Finnish jazz and saxophone, arrived in the Finnish jazz scene in the mid-60s. Ever since, he has been one of the most distinguished and trusted jazz musicians in...
  • Enrique Fernandez (reeds)

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  • Eric Daniel (reeds)

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    Born in Washington, D.C., USA on May 24th, 1952 Began musical studies age 9 (clarinet). Began performing publicly at age 12.Joined American Federation of Musicians at age 16 in Boston, MA, USA. Advanced musical studies at New England...
  • Eric Dolphy (reeds)

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    Eric Allan Dolphy was a jazz musician who played alto saxophone, flute and bass clarinet. Dolphy was one of several groundbreaking jazz alto players to rise to prominence in the 1960s. He was also the first important bass clarinet soloist...
  • Eric Kloss (reeds)

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    Eric Kloss is a world renowned alto and tenor saxophonist, a multi-instrumentalist, recording artist, composer, clinician, educator, and television personality. Blind from birth music became his vision. A true child prodigy he performed...
  • Ernie Watts (reeds)

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    Two-time Grammy Award winner Ernie Watts is one of the most versatile and prolific saxophone players on the music scene. In a diverse career that has spanned more than thirty years, he has been featured on more than 500 recordings by...
  • Frank Vacin (reeds)

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    Frank Vacin has been living and working in New York City since 1991. He presently lives with his family in Manhattan . A baritone saxophonist and woodwind doubler Frank also plays soprano, alto, and tenor saxophones, contra alto, bass,...
  • Fredrik Lundin (reeds)

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    Since arriving on the Danish Jazz scene in 1981 this elegant and explosive musician has been searching relentlessly into the realms of experimental and contemporary music. A truly original and virtuoso voice, performing in bands such as...
  • Gary Anderson (reeds)

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    Gary Anderson is considered by many to be one of the most multi-talented musicians in the studios today. Known for being an incredibly versatile composer in a variety of genres for both stage and screen, Anderson combines his deep...
  • Gary Foster (reeds)

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    An excellent, cool-toned straight-ahead altoist influenced by Lee Konitz and Warne Marsh, Gary Foster's years in the studios have often been underrated despite his talents. He graduated from the University of Kansas in 1961 and soon...
  • Georg Wissel (reeds)

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    Georg Wissel, (prepared) saxophones, clarinet refers to himself also as Sculptor of compressed air via (prepared) saxophones He made his first important experiences in Improvised music recording and touring in the late 80ies in Germany,...
  • George Gosieski (reeds)

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  • Gunter Hampel (reeds)

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    Louis Armstrong came streaming from the radio of a US army truck (1945) in the backyard of Gunter Hampel's home in Germany, and young Gunter, already immersed in European classical music, became intrigued with this new sound. A variety of...
  • Harvey Wainapel (reeds)

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    “Wainapel proves that he is amongst the most imaginative, sensitive and creative saxophonists of the post-Coltrane era…” —The San Francisco Examiner “Wainapel displayed incredible intimacy with the language of Brazilian music and...
  • Henry Threadgill (reeds)

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    Threadgill first performed as a percussionist in his high school marching band before taking up the baritone saxophone and later a large portion of the woodwind instrument family. He soon settled primarily upon the alto saxophone and the...
  • Hepa Halme (reeds)

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    Hepa Halme is a composer and woodwind player, who has worked professionally for 30 years in the Helsinki area. His artistic range covers everything from punk rock to performance and beyond...
  • Ira Sullivan (reeds)

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    Sullivan is that rare thing, a true multi-instrumentalist, capable of improvising statements of worth on all his instruments. He was taught trumpet by his father, saxophone by his mother and played both in 50s Chicago with such seminal...
  • Jack Cooper (reeds)

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    Jack Cooper is an American jazz composer, arranger, orchestrator, multireedist, and music educator. Most notably he has written music for well-known and Grammy winning pop, jazz, and classical artists to include Aaron Neville, Joyce Cobb,...
  • Jack Malmstrom (reeds)

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    Based in Los Angeles, Jack’s Cats delivers swing standards, forgotten jazz classics, and new original compositions performed live in an authentic period style by bandleader Jack Malmstrom. The band is comprised of the hottest young...
  • James Moody (reeds)

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    For over six decades, saxophone master James Moody has serenaded lovers with his signature song Moody's Mood for Love an improvisation on the chord progressions of I'm in the Mood for Love. Born in Savannah, Georgia on March 26, 1925, and...
  • Jan Klare (reeds)

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    Jan Klare (sax, fl, cl, comp) born 1961. Lived in Düsseldorf from 1979 to 1987. WDR- production with folk-jazzgroup Gandalin (1985 winner of »WDR- Stadtmusik«). moved to London in 1987, where he worked with Harry Beckett, Ricardo Santos...
  • Jean-Francois Bonnel (reeds)

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    Jean-François Bonnel , né le 5 juin 1959 à Gien Loiret Instruments : clarinette, saxophones, cornet à pistons, guitare, piano... Etudie le piano puis la clarinette au conservatoire de Montpellier puis Aix en Provence. Médaille d'or de...
  • Jerome Richardson (reeds)

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    Jerome Richardson's ability to double on a number of instruments in the reed/woodwind family kept him in steady employment for half a century. A first-call reed player in New York and Hollywood, Richardson's work on saxophones and flute...
  • Jesper Nehammer (reeds)

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    CV: Dentist, Dental Technician, Acupuncturist, Saxophonist, Sound Engineer, Flash Programmer. --- Graduated from Aurehøj Gymnasium, Music Line 1965 Graduated from Danish Dental College 1975 Dentist, Own Office 1980-1997 General Dentist...
  • Jim Snyder (reeds)

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    Reed player Jim Snyder was born in Michigan, raised in Indiana, and educated on stages and bandstands all over the place. Jim's musical career has been, to say the least, varied. He has performed for the grand opening of an ATM in a Winn...
  • Joe Higham (reeds)

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    Tenor, alto and soprano saxophones, B flat clarinet After studying sculpture at the Brighton College of Art & Design he went to the CAT in Newcastle (now the Newcastle University) where he graduated in Light Music (nowadays called jazz)....

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