Matt Otto

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Born: January 16, 1967    Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Matt Otto

Matt Otto

Education: __________

Indiana University, Jazz Performance (1985-86) Berklee School of Music, Jazz Performance (86-89) The New School for Social Research, Bachelor of Arts Jazz Performance (96-98) California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts) (2003-2005), Masters in Jazz Studies

Festivals Performed At: _______________________ Monterey Jazz Festival, California Stanford Jazz Workshop, California Jackie Robinson Jazz Festival, New York Jump Festival, New York JVC Jazz Festival, New York Montreaux Jazz Festival, Switzerland North Sea Jazz Festival, Holland Ozone Jazz Festival, Switzerland Monterey Jazz Festival, California Jyugiouka Jazz Festival, Japan Music Mountain Jazz Festival, Connecticut...
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CD Recordings as Leader: _______________________ Dig, Dig (JMJ records, Los Angeles, 1992) Dig, Impressions (Crown Records, Tokyo Japan, 1994) Odo, Tokyo Calling (Sony Music, Tokyo Japan, 1996) Matt Otto, 53 West 19th (Big As Records, Los Angeles, 1997) Matt Otto, Red (Origin Records, 2005) Matt Otto, Andy Ehling, Returning (JCR, 2008) Matt Otto, La Commune (Big As Records, JCR 2008) Matt Otto, Q Trio Vol. 1 (JCR 2009) Matt Otto 3-ish Baobab (JCR 2009) CD recordings as Side Man: _________________________ Anthony Wilson, The Power of Nine (Groove Note, 2006) Dave Ashkenazy, Resonation (Posatoni, 2007) Joe-Less Shoe (JCR 2007) Evan Stone, Sticks & Stone (Red Jazz, 2006) Roger Cairns, Let's (Roger Cairns, 2008) Roger Carins, A Scot In L.A. (Roger Cairns, 2006) Glen Makos, Now and Again, (Stop Time Records, 2005) Erik Jekabson, Intersection, (Fresh Sound, Spain, 2004) Cal Arts, 15th Annual, (Capitol Records, 2004) Rashid Bakr, Earth Native, (Majic Records, 2002) Rashid Bakr, Live at the Old Office, (Knit Media, New York, 2001) Push, Live at the Knitting Factory, (Knit Media, New York, 2000) Speak, Buddha (Big As Records, Los Angeles, 1997) Melodie Sexton, (Columbia Records, Tokyo Japan, 1996) Sharaku, Movie Sound Track (Avex Records, Japan, 1996) Fullerton Jazz Orchestra, Live at the Montreaux Jazz Festival, 1991

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Primary Instrument:
Sax, tenor

glendale, CA

All Levels' Have taught at private lessons/theory and ensembles at: The New School for Social Research California Institute of the Arts USC UCLA Cal State LA Cal State Northridge Lessons include: Performance Improvisation Modern Vocabulary Singing Ear Training Scatting Playing by Ear Listening Alexander Technique Meditation/Relaxation Posture

Clinic/Workshop Information:
Theory Performance Improvisation Modern Vocabulary Singing Ear Training Scatting Playing by Ear Listening Alexander Technique Meditation/Relaxation Posture

Selmar Mark VI Tenor Selmar Mark VI Soprano

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