Born: April 17, 1979
Subtlety and restraint, combined with power and purpose. -Cadence Magazine, September 2000
Saxophonist, multi-reedist, and composer Sam Sadigursky has played and recorded with artists as diverse as Ray Brown and Brad Mehldau. He is the winner of the ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award, the NFAA/IAJE Clifford Brown/Stan Getz Fellowship, and the John Coltrane Young Artist Award. Currently residing in Brooklyn, New York, he performs in many top jazz and world music venues and has toured the U.S., Europe, Canada, and Japan. He has also played in the Monterey, JVC, Aspen, Ravinia, and CMJ festivals and is featured on saxophone and flute on the score to the film Seeing Other People, starring Jay Mohr and Julianne Nicholson...
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- Words Project II by Martin Gladu
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[One] whose name and music you'll hear a lot of in the future. - Richard Kamins, Hartford Courant
On “The Words Project” (New Amsterdam), his impressive new debut, the multireedist Sam Sadigursky sets contemporary poetry to plausible musical settings . - Nate Chinen, NY Times, 9/14/07
“that rare anomaly: a jazz-and-poetry record that sounds utterly natural and convincing - Steve Smith, www.nightafternight.blog.com
“A wonderful surprise for a poetry translator to have one’s lines set to music...