Born: October 5, 1975
Ted Hefko’s sound is at once old and new. An avid composer, he is capable of presenting an evening of entirely original compositions, each memorable piece setting a unique mood. Yet, he draws from almost a century’s worth of music as he peppers his sets with choice standards; singing an old New Orleans tune, or picking up the flute for a Latin number, before returning to his bold, robust tenor sax sound for a romantic ballad. All of these various elements are tied together with a keen awareness of his audience and a mature, refined artistic sense. Born in Madison, WI, Ted developed an appreciation for a wide variety of jazz and world music at an early age...
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