Musician Profile Search Results: “sax, soprano”

Biagio Coppa

Biagio Coppa, woodwinds,composer,conductor, educator. Since 1996 he turned his attention to any kinds of improvised music based on afro-american idiomatic expressions. Especially he digs the music of M-base and Steve Coleman; he really...

Brent Jensen

In 1986-87, Brent studied in New York City with jazz legend Lee Konitz on a grant from the Idaho Commission on the Arts. He was a featured winner of the Woodwinds on Fire international talent search conducted by Jazziz magazine (August...

Cennet Jönsson

Cennet Jönsson - soprano- and tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, composer - born in 1956 - educated at the Music Conservatory in Malmö, Sweden - resident in Lund, Sweden - leader of Cennet Jönsson Quartet and Triple Bass Fantasy -...

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Charlie Smith

Charlie Smith has developed a unique sound as a composer and arranger as well as a saxophonist and pianist. Charlie Smith Circle, his eleven-piece jazz ensemble, has recently released its first album on Conduit Records. The record, Ahead...

Darron McKinney

Saxman Darron McKinney is a Police Officer for the Detroit School District Police. In the 1980s, he majored in criminal justice and jazz studies at Southern University in Baton Rouge La, under Jazz Master Alvin Batiste of New Orleans....

David Ramos

Saxophonist, Flutist, Vocalist. New York based musician perfoming contempory jazz and a other pops with either Sax, Flute, or vocals.

Dee Lucas

Soprano saxophonist Dee Lucas’s newest CD Something To Ride 2 is a smooth jazz classic in the making. With the breakout hits Bayou and Chameleon leading the way, Something To Ride 2 lends to a perfect musical getaway, with a refreshing...

Enzo Favata

Enzo Favata is one of the most active and best known Sardinian musicians on the Italian and international music scene, having played more than 2,000 concerts the world over. His research weds tradition and modernity and ranges between...

Froy Aagre

Saxophonist and composer Frøy Aagre is a rising Norwegian jazz star. Despite her young age she has developed a highly individual expression and her compositions are both imaginative and original. Reviewers have compared Aagre with...

George Bouchard

George was born in Buffalo, New York, and received a master's degree in Music Composition from Memphis State University in 1971. He moved to New York in 1977 and began teaching at the college level, where he is now a full Professor at...

George Probert

Soprano-saxophonist George Probert (who doubles on alto for this lively set) is best-known as an alumnus of the Firehouse Five Plus Two but he has been a fixture at traditional jazz festivals for decades. As a largely self-taught soprano...

Gianni Mimmo

GIANNI MIMMO Pavia, Italy. 1957. Work :A saxophonist and composer in the fields of jazz and experimentation for over 25 years, he has produced a series of original projects with highly disparate groups. His interest in the contamination...

Guy Savio

Je suis né à Montbrison, dans la Loire (42), et j'ai passé toute ma jeunesse à Boen-sur-Lignon. Là, j'ai reçu une formation musicale précoce, j'ai commencé l’apprentissage du solfège et du violon dès l’âge de 6 ans, à...

Jane Bunnett

Jane Bunnett has become one of the foremost jazz musicians in Canada, and has gained recognition around the world for her improvising talents, technical proficiency, and writing and band leading abilities. Born and educated in Toronto, she...

Jane Ira Bloom

Jane Ira Bloom has been developing her unique voice on the soprano sax for over 30 years. A pioneer in the use of live electronics and movement in jazz, she is a six-time winner of the Jazz Journalists Award for Soprano Saxophone, winner...

Joe Albano

Joe Albano, a native of Boston, MA, now residing in NYC, began his instrumental studies at 14 with local hometown hero, Saxophonist Ray DeNice. Quickly gravitating to the saxophone, and ignoring all logic and reason, he attended the...

Joe Rosenberg

Soprano saxophonist and composer Joe Rosenberg is a unique and compelling voice in today’s jazz. A 1995 recipient of a Jazz Performance Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, Joe has studied with the legendary Joe Viola,...

Jonathan Kava

Having recently escaped from the corporate jungle, I spend my free time composing Jazz music and Jazz fused with many other genres.

Kali. Z. Fasteau

KALI. Z. FASTEAU - Composer and Multi-Instrumentist: Soprano Saxophone, Nai & Shakuhachi Flutes, Voice, Piano, Synthesizer, Cello, Sanza, Viola, Mizmars, Aquasonic, and Drums. From a musical family, Kali Z. played piano, cello, flute,...

Kenny G

Kenneth Gorelick began his career as a musician when he acquired his first ever professional job as saxophone soloist for Barry White's Love Unlimited Orchestra in 1976 at the age of 20, when White was impressed by his mastery of the blues...

Laurent Rochelle

Trained as a classical saxophone at the age of 11 years and then turns to jazz and improvised music following the teaching of saxophonist Thierry Maucci in Marseille (France). Interressed very early in the composition immersing himself in...

Lol Coxhill

Between 1947 and 1949 the teenage Lol Coxhill organised club sessions comprising live contemporary jazz plus recordings of modern jazz musicians such as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Lennie Tristano, Miles Davis and Stan Kenton. From...


He mostly feels interested in sciences (computer science, biology, aeronautics) since he comes across « Giant steps » (J. Coltrane) & « Kind of Blue » (M. Davis) albums, brought to home by his sister. At 14 years old, it is an...

Mirko Fait

Mirko Fait, Italian of Turkish origins, was born in Milan on 3rd June 1965 in a family of artists. Mirko started playing the guitar at a young age, from the early 1970s, but it was only later that he realised that his cultural ground was...

Mitch Paliga

Born in the small mountain town of Libby Montana, I first heard music when my father would play the harmonica around the house. He liked to play old cowboy/folk tunes like “Red River Valley". My father, Nick, learned how to play the...

Paul Saint Alexander

I am a Nigerian and a music graduate, I am currently the woodwind director in the Delta State University Orchestral, Nigeria.

Petras Vysniauskas

"Something of the rugged beauty of the Lithuanian countryside and the passion of many of his fellow countrymen has been breathed into his music. The use of themes from traditional folk music is one facet of this saxophonist, who reflects...

Philip Mahoney

Philip John Mahoney (born October 9, 1990) is a saxophonist and well rounded musician. At the age of 3, he began to play the Piano. Ever since, he started to play by ear just by listening to any song. By the age of 10, he surely started...

Raoul Hawkins

Raoul Hawkins began as trombonist for seminal world music group Keys. He led Sydney's underground rock band Paris Green for over a decade, and is currently bringing gypsy music to Sydney with the “Klezmer Connexion."

Rob Mosher

A melodic, lyrical composer and performer, Rob Mosher is a musician well versed in the jazz and classical worlds, committed to furthering the growth and combination of the two. Specializing on oboe, English horn and soprano sax, Mosher is...

Robert Spencer

I am a longtime jazz fan and a writer for All About Jazz and Cadence Magazine. I enjoy duckrolls, walks on the beach, peace and justice for all, and old reruns of “Superman."

Rocky Gordon

Born into a musical family, Philadelphia born and bred Rocky Gordon is a skilled multi-instrumentalist, proficient as a drummer and keyboardist, as well as a saxophonist. Rocky's has established his signature sound and approach,...


The musical genre of Sax-of-Praise is multi-stemmed. With a childhood in Memphis during the Stax era there is a soulful budding of some of the songs. Traditional and comtemporary influences have all contributed to the blooming sound of...

Shai Brenner

Soprano Saxophonist.

Sidney Bechet

Along with his fellow New Orleanian, Louis Armstrong, Bechet was one of the first great soloists in jazz. His throaty, powerful clarinet and his throbbing soprano are among the most thrilling sounds in early jazz. He went from being a...


Soul is phenomenally successful instrumentalist who is on the verge of changing instrumental music as we hear it today. Soul's sound has been a staple on adult contemporary and smooth jazz audiences, making him a household name. Soul is a...

Stan McDonald

Reedman/bandleader Stan McDonald (Blue Horizon Jazz Band), who's especially admired for his soaring soprano sax playing in the Sidney Bechet tradition, recalls his many musical adventures with jazz greats and the years when he helped build...

Steve Lacy

Steve Lacy, one of the greatest soprano saxophonists of all time and a New England Conservatory faculty member since fall 2002, died Friday [June 4th, 2004] at New England Baptist Hospital. The jazz master who once defined his profession...

Steven A. Branson

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Wen Mew

wen mew was first exposed to Bird, Desmond while in high school in Alameda, California. He subsequently studied with Dr. Bill Bell at the College of Alameda. Bell was the former musical director for Carmen and Nancy Wilson. He also played...

Zachary Lipton

Born in New Rochelle, New York, Zachary Lipton began playing the saxophone at eight. He was selected as a high school senior to the first NY Youth Symphony Jazz Orchestra, performing with Slide Hampton and Jimmy Heath. Seeking both a...
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