Contemporary Jazz - Smooth Jazz & Vocals - World Music

Airborne is a multi-cultural Contemporary Jazz group based from New Haven, CT USA.

Formed in the 1980’s these veterans of jazz celebrate years of recording projects, jazz festivals, concerts, and clubs. The members have toured across the World.

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“One has to admire Airborne, a veteran jazz band that has made inroads into the hearts of jazz fans across the world over the years. They are a supercharged carnival of musicians that add a much needed dose of global adventure to jazz”

“A pleasant offering to jazz lovers who reach out for new expressions”

“Airborne gives one hope that contemporary jazz is still alive”

“A group that really epitomizes the concept of a band and takes you onboard a magical and whirling musical journey packed with sincerity, emotion and flawless execution”

“Real jazz by artists of integrity, whose inspiration and imagination capture your thoughts with music with a cause.”

Joyful Jazz with A Message!

“Airborne's musical recipe takes a can of straight ahead jazz with Caribbean and Latino influences

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New Haven, CT

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.


New England Foundation of the Arts - Touring Roster CT Commission on the Arts - Touring Roster “ A Century of Jazz “ Arts in Education Program “Jazz Appreciation Program for Younger Audiences “ “Smooth Jazz & Vocals – Performance” “Jazz Trio with Vocals – Jazz Legends Performance"

Clinic/Workshop Information

Jazz Education / Arts in Education Programs / Performances “ A Century of Jazz “ Arts in Education Program " A Century of Jazz ", 100 years of jazz development

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Michael Franks Michael Franks
David Sanborn David Sanborn
Wayman Tisdale Wayman Tisdale
bass, electric
Kirk Whalum Kirk Whalum
Chuck Loeb Chuck Loeb
Eric Marienthal Eric Marienthal
Yellowjackets Yellowjackets
Warren Hill Warren Hill
Greg Adams Greg Adams

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