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The Verve Jazz Ensemble

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Jon Blanck, Tenor Sax: A member of the VJE since its founding, tenor saxophonist, arranger, and educator Jon Blanck features a powerful yet uniquely sensitive sax sound that has already propelled him to a vast and accomplished recording and playing career in jazz and funk. Jon has played with such world- class performers as #1 smooth jazz artist Funkee Boy, P-Funk, the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, and many others. He has written arrangements for artists such as Joan Jett, Joe Perry, and Tye Tribbett in collaboration with the Apollo Theater. Jon has studied with jazz great and legend Dave Liebman, as well as such renowned players and educators as Andrew Beals, Dr. Dan Goble, Dave Santoro, Paul Bollenbeck, and Ted Rosenthal....
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”The Verve Jazz Ensemble delivers quite an attention-grabbing first effort drawing inspiration for an encore performance...an all around solid performance, Feldstein and group lay down one impressive recording with “It's About Time...”

— All About Jazz

”Here’s a bunch of young lions that have put in their time and are now serving up totally awesome results. They aren’t in the tradition, they are right in the pocket. Showing how retro can be a very good thing when you can’t improve on perfection, this sounds like those Jai & Kai dates you found cleaning out your grandparents basement that had you wondering how they were once so hip and you never knew it. Smoking, contemporary mainstream jazz that is just so right you almost won’t be able to stand it—in a good way. Hot stuff that really delivers.”

— Midwest Record

”Love [”It's About Time”] more each time I hear this. Well chosen material and very talented players. Everyone should be able to play this CD.”

—Jack Hoope, WWNO New Orleans

  • East End Sojourn

    Self Produced
    2014
  • It's About Time

    Self Produced
    2013

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Featured recording “East End Sojourn”

East End Sojourn
Self Produced (2014)

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