Born: May 20, 1988
A Bay Area transplant to the NYC scene, multi-reedist Steven Lugerner maintains an active bi-costal performance schedule - as both a leader and sidemen. Since his relocation to New York City, Lugerner has fostered contacts, study and collaboration with such artists as: Grammy nominated pianist Fred Hersch; soprano saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom; flutist/composer Jamie Baum; trumpeter Ralph Alessi; pianist Myra Melford; percussionist Matt Wilson; percussionist/composer John Hollenbeck, bassist John Hebert, pianist Jason Moran, trumpeter Darren Johnston; saxophonist Dayna Stephens & SFJAZZ Collective member Miguel Zenon. He is a skilled and diversified woodwind doubler on saxophone, bass clarinet, Bb clarinet, oboe, english horn, flute and alto flute. As a sideman & leader, Lugerner has had the opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall, The SFJAZZ Festival, Dizzy’s Coca-Cola Club, Smalls Jazz Club, Cornelia St. Cafe, Le Poisson Rouge, The Red Poppy Art House, The Jazzschool and Yoshi’s Oakland....
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“Multi-Reedist Steven Lugerner leads his septet featured on one half of his recent double-CD release (the half titled Narratives, to be exact), showing off his songful, cinematic midsize-ensemble works.” - Time Out New York on Narratives
“Two discs, two different bands playing two different sets of compositions, and hardly a note is wasted...
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