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Billy Carrion Jr

Welcome to my music page! I play the baritone saxophone, bass, percussion and other instruments. I have been blessed to play as a side man alongside musicians like Eddie Palmieri, Ray Barretto, Ruben Rodriguez, Joe Magnarelli, Tom Vella And The Wayside, United Nation, The Fiendz, Nestor Torres, Jerry Medina Paoli Mejias, Papo Vazquez, Los Pleneros De La 21, and many others.

I am currently the baritone saxophonist for Henry Cole And The Afrobeat Collective, I am the musical director of my fathers orchestra, The Billy Carrion Sr. Orchestra, as well as perform as the horn specialist for Big Blue Meanie Studios. I have my own ensembles running currently:

•Three Free (trio) - Baritone Saxophone, Piano/Keyboard, Drums, non- specified jazz •The Hidden Jazz Collective (trio-quintet)- Guitar, Piano/Nord/Synths, Bass, Drums, Congas/Percussion, electric jazz •The Rican Rebels (Septet) - Baritone Saxophone, Guitar, Keyboard/Synth, Bass, Drums, Congas/Percussion, Baríl/Word Percussion, -

Gear

Yanagisawa 901 baritone, custom mouthpiece, various Effect pedals Fender custom bass made of various parts, GK mb112 bass amp

”Billy is really taking music to the next level,”

Stan Myers, former WBGO host

”The saxophone solo on, 'Say Goodbye To The USS Figment Of The Imagination,' is truly amazing; it takes the entire record and closes it in such a unique way. I wonder where we'll see him next!”

anonymous fan review of United Nations self titled album
Primary Instrument

Saxophone, baritone

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced

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