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Shenole Latimer

Born: June 21, 1973    Primary Instrument: Sax, alto

Shenole Latimer

He strides on stage with the energy of a rock star and brings his saxophone to his lips. Suddenly you feel an incredible force pulling you towards him and the stage.

Such is the seemingly magnetic ability of award winning saxophonist Shenole Latimer to draw in his audience with his glowing stage persona and impassioned playing. Latimer's playing style shows influences drawn from the likes of Michael Brecker, Branford Marsalis, and Dexter Gordon. However, he exhibits the gift of being able to effectively communicate with and affect his audiences through a voice that is uniquely his own.

Shenole Latimer decided to pursue music professionally in 1998 and within just one year of his entering the scene, he had gained an endorsement from the woodwind instrument accessory giant known as Vandoren and had handily won the 1999 Best Horn Player Award, which was a prestigious reader's poll from the now defunct Long Island Voice. These initial accomplishments helped to fuel Latimer's ambition of becoming a respected headliner on the big stage....
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As A Bandleader: CD (LP): "Front And Center" Released by Tierra Records, October 17, 2006. As A Sideman: CD (LP): "Express" by Jack's Waterfall Self Records, Dec 8, 2009. Genre: Modern Folk CD (EP): "Duets" by Gail Storm Independent Release, Nov 24, 2009. Genre: Blues/Jazz CD (LP): "Soul Ties" by Janira Independent Release, Sept 1, 2009. Genre: Adult Contemporary Rock CD (LP): "Oasis" by Christina Gaudet Gaudet Records, November 11, 2008 Genre: Rock/Soul CD (LP): "Tom Osborn" by Tom Osborn Independent Release, July 2, 2008 Genre: Adult Contemporary Rock CD (LP): "Where Truth Lies" by Christina Gaudet Gaudet Records, June 5, 2007. Genre: Pop/R&B CD (LP): "Essentially Me" by Giovanni von Essen Released by Tierra Records, February 22, 2007. Genre: Neo-Soul CD (LP): "Closer to the Day" by Kenny MacKenzie Trio Released by KMT Music, September 14, 2007. Genre: Jazz

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