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Chris Cuzme

Born: February 4, 1977    Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Chris Cuzme

Chris Cuzme is known throughout New York City for his tireless energy and inexhaustible creativity. With sensitive melodic ingenuity and a rich, bold saxophone tone with which to deliver it, he has been known to hypnotize listeners into overwhelming joy and make them weep without fully understanding why. Audience members have likened their listening experiences to being struck by a velvet hammer, and being told “something they've always known in words they've never heard before”. Performers have likened playing with Cuzme to performing with an extremely passionate, far less monotonous, and infinitely more sensitive Energizer Bunny....
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Awards:

Young Artist's Award, Interlochen Arts Academy 1994
60 Minute Spin Cycle - Spokinn Movement 2006 (Chocolate Marauder Records) R.Y.E. Ready Your Ears - Presence 2006 (Praxis Records) Dancemakers - Chris Berry and Panjea 2005 (Wrausse Records) Shine - Chris Berry and Panjea 2005 (indie) Guster On Ice (DVD) - Guster 2004 (Warner Brothers) Bring The Funk On Down - The JB's Reunion 2002 (Instinct Records) The Sushi Love Sessions - Global Illage 2001 (Equal Area Records) 4 Men, 4 Mics, Onetet - Onetet 2001(Indie) One For Free - Onetet 2001 (Indie) The Parlance of Our Time - Elwood 2000 (Palm Pictures) Avant What Not - Jazzheads 2000 (1Krecordings) Betamix - 1K sampler (1Krecordings) Alive at Sarah Street - Bobby Syvarth 1999 (LCD Music) Sole Pocket, The EP - Sole Pocket 1998 (Indie) Printemps - Leslie Cheung 1998 (Rock Records) The Heat And The Sweet - Norman Simmons 1997 (MillJac Publishing Company)

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Primary Instrument:
Sax, tenor

Location:
Brooklyn, NY

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

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