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Primary Instrument: Trombone

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Trombonist/composer/conductor JC Sanford is a musician of rare breadth, deeply rooted in the traditions of Jazz and Classical music, yet constantly pushing at their boundaries. Equally at home in many roles, Sanford works regularly as a composer, performer, arranger and conductor.

As a trombonist, Mr. Sanford has performed with many of the jazz world's leading figures, such as Matt Wilson, Danilo Perez, and John McNeil. His improvisational trio Triocracy - with saxophonists Andy Laster and Chris Bacas - serves as an outlet for his unique compositions and improvisational concepts. As co-leader of My Band Foot Foot (along with John McNeil and Andrew Green), Sanford has helped breed a “mad science project” exploring and recreating music of The Shaggs. An interest in film has led to several projects, including recordings with Danilo Perez for the soundtrack of Hugo Pool - directed by Robert Downey....
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”Of course, conductor J.C. Sanford’s role is paramount, and he brings these pieces to life.”

--Marc Medwin, Dusted Reviews on John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble recording “Eternal Interlude”

”Co-led by composers David Schumacher and JC Sanford, this dynamic 17- piece jazz orchestra delivers heady, modernist fare ranging from the dissonant, surging 'Breaking Point' to the majestic sweep of 'Edge of the Window,' the sly, Thad Jones-inspired 'Chuck 'n' Jinx,' the formidable 'Rhythm of the Mind' and the gentle, rubato ballad 'Ives, Eyes.'

--Bill Milkowski, JazzTimes on Sound Assembly's “Edge of the Mind”

?hese are in essence thought-provoking works that commands one's unwavering awareness and consideration...

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Music

Featured recording “Views from the Inside”

Views from the Inside

Whirlwind Recordings Ltd
2014
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    Views from the Inside

    Whirlwind Recordings Ltd
    2014
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    JC Sanford Orchestra: Views from the Inside

    Whirlwind Recordings Ltd
    2014
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