Born: November 28, 1978
Pete Robbins (age 35) moved to New York in September, 2002, and immediately became “a welcome presence on the creative music scene” (Time Out New York). He has since performed or recorded with Vijay Iyer, John Hollenbeck, John Zorn, Craig Taborn, Mark Dresser, Ben Monder, Mario Pavone, Kenny Wollesen, Tyshawn Sorey, Dan Weiss, Thomas Morgan, and countless others, and has performed at festivals and clubs in nine different countries. Robbins’ leads “an ambitious ensemble that combines spacious avant-gardism with the melodic punch of rock” (New York Times), and has been called a style master (AllAboutJazz.com), fiercely creative (Time Out New York), and a real force in jazz (pianist Paul Bley)...
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Primary InstrumentSax, alto
Willing to teachAdvanced students only.
Credentials/BackgroundManaging Director, Brooklyn Conservatory of Music (bqcm.org)
Clinic/Workshop Informationleads workshops across the US and Europe on contemporary improvisation and composition