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Jeff Antoniuk

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: October 6, 1965    

Jeff Antoniuk

Internationally respected jazz saxophonist and composer Jeff Antoniuk has received numerous awards and commissions, appeared on many albums and toured extensively.

Currently based in the Washington, DC area, Antoniuk can be found fronting both The MARS 4-tet and Jeff Antoniuk and The Jazz Update. He is a solid contributor to many activities in the nation’s most cherished cultural institutions such as the Smithsonian Institution, the Kennedy Center and Washington Performing Arts Society. He draws many jazz artists to the region to perform and teach at his side.

In the U.S. Antoniuk has performed and recorded with diverse hit makers such as Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Bobby McFerrin, Freddie Hubbard, Marcus Miller and Najee. He has collaborated with fellow saxophonists Jeff Coffin and Walt Weiskopf, guitarists Steve Herberman and Steve Rochiniski, percussionists Sherrie Maricle and Joe McCarthy, bassist Gary Grainger and young Latin Jazz pianist Zaccai Curtis....
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    Brotherhood

    JAJU Records
    2010

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Featured recording “Brotherhood”

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Brotherhood

JAJU Records (2010)
“Jeff Antoniuk and the Jazz Update are frequent and admired contributors to the Washington, DC jazz scene. This is a quartet steeped in a 21st century style of hard bop that still values solid melody lines, probing improvisa- tion, and, when called for, sheer beauty.” - George Fendel, Jazzscene

“The group’s second album, Brotherhood, finds them in great form on origi- nals and classics…Antoniuk is especially fired up on alto sax on his own 'Global Village,' but excellent solos by all of the musicians abound on an album with a creative spark that never lets up.” -” Ron Netsky, Rochester City Newspaper

“Canadian-born tenor saxophonist Jeff Antoniuk, now based in Maryland, fronts an empathetic quartet on several originals and covers of Cole Porter’s 'All of You' and Tadd Dameron’s 'Hot House,' which segues cleverly into Monk’s 'Evidence.' Antoniuk and pianist Wade Beach showcase their considerable chops up front on the burning opener, 'Screwball.'” -Bill Milkowski, Jazz Times

“Antoniuk shifts to the soprano for 'Global Village.' In 12/8 time, it’s a celebration of the popularity of West African music being incorporated into jazz...

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Primary Instrument:Sax, tenor

Location:Annapolis, MD

Willing to teach:Beginners

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Jeff Antoniuk is one of the most important and sought after jazz teachers in the mid-Atlantic area. He has developed and runs a major jazz education hub for adults in the Washington DC/ Maryland/ Virginia area. Antoniuk works with individuals at all levels and on all instruments (call for rates). He also runs one-day clinics, weekly workshops and small group playing situations, as well as a major adult level summer camp...

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