Jacam Manricks

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Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Jacam Manricks is fast establishing himself as one of the most qualified artist/musicians in the world today. He tours internationally as a featured soloist, composer/arranger and clinician throughout Europe, North America and Australia. Mr Manricks has received a number of prestigious awards and scholarships for artistic excellence and has performed with some of the most recognized artists of our time, including Ray Charles, Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts, David Liebman, Micheal Abene, Dick Oatts, James Morrison, Mike Nock, Jerry Lewis and the Queensland Symphony to name a few.

Mr Manricks has been a featured soloist at internationally renowned venues, such as Jazz at Lincoln Center (New York), the Jazz Standard (New York), the Jazz Gallery (New York), the A-Train (Berlin), the Gasteig Philharmonie (Munich), the Seymour Center (Sydney) & Bennet's Lane (Melbourne)....
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Contemporary Music Touring Program Award 2008
Martin Bequest Arts Fellowship 2005
Dean's List the Manhattan SChool of Music 2004/05 Scholarship for a doctorate in musical arts program at the Manhattan school of music
Graduate Fellowship from the William Paterson University to study the pedagogical techniques of legendary saxophone teacher Joseph Allard, (2002)
Lord Mayor's Performing Arts Scholarship 2000
Scholarship for a masters' degree in jazz composition at the William Paterson University, New Jersey, USA, (2002)
”...Jacam Manricks breaks the mould by being a star as a composer...” [His] multi-faceted compositions are highly original in their harmonic and rhythmic language... --John Shand, SMH
‘Labyrinth’ The Jacam Manricks Project for 2009 release
‘I Need a Minute’ Werner Klausnitzer & Sum Som Sam for 2009 release
‘Timeline’ Felipe Salles, Curare Records for 2009 release
‘Inkaraya’ David Gomez, LP 2007
‘Mother of Dreams’ Barney McAll,Jazz Head Records 2006
‘South American Suite’ Felipe Salles, Curare Records 2006
‘Beauty Under Construction’ Werner Klausnitzer & Som Sum Sam, Konnex Records 2005
‘Sky’s the Limit’ Jacam Manricks Band, 2003
‘The Pulse’, ABC TV Mike Nock Big Small Band 2000
‘That Old Feeling’ Leonie Page, 1999 Morrison Music
‘Joseph Marchisella Quartet’, Morrison Music 1998
‘Bunyip’ The Con Artists with Dale Barlow 1998

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