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Billy Carrion Jr

Born: March 9, 1984    Primary Instrument: Sax, baritone

Billy Carrion Jr

Welcome to my music page! I play the baritone saxophone, bass, percussion and other instruments. I have been blessed to play as a side man alongside musicians like Eddie Palmieri, Ray Barretto, Ruben Rodriguez, Joe Magnarelli, Tom Vella And The Wayside, United Nation, The Fiendz, Nestor Torres, Jerry Medina Paoli Mejias, Papo Vazquez, Los Pleneros De La 21, and many others.

I am currently the baritone saxophonist for Henry Cole And The Afrobeat Collective, I am the musical director of my fathers orchestra, The Billy Carrion Sr. Orchestra, as well as perform as the horn specialist for Big Blue Meanie Studios. I have my own ensembles running currently:...
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”Billy is really taking music to the next level,”

Stan Myers, former WBGO host

”The saxophone solo on, 'Say Goodbye To The USS Figment Of The Imagination,' is truly amazing; it takes the entire record and closes it in such a unique way. I wonder where we'll see him next!”

anonymous fan review of United Nations self titled album
As A Side Musician
Roots Before Branches
Henry Cole & The Afrobeat Collective
independent
2012
Baritone Saxophone on all tracks except "Ano 2010"
United Nations
United Nations
Eyeball Records
2008
Solo on, "Say Goodbye To The USS Figment Of The Imagination,"
Personnel:names remained anoonymous


Live At The Caramoor Jazz Festival 2007
Eddie Palmieri Septet
N/A
2007 (NPR Radio release only)
Vanilla Extract;Picadillo Jam
Personnel:Eddie Palmieri - Piano Brian Lynch - Trumpet
Conrad Herwig - Trombone
Billy Carrion Jr - Alto Saxophone
Luquez Curtis - Bass
Jose Clausel - Timbales
Little Johnny Rivero - Congas
Orlando Vega - Bongo/Bell


Esta Fiesta
Billy Carrion
none
2009
Esta Fiesta
Personnel: Billy Carrion jr - baritone/tenor saxes

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Primary Instrument:
Sax, baritone

Location:
West New York, NJ

Willing to teach:
Beginners

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