As a saxophonist and composer Chad Eby has earned widespread critical acclaim as “a consummate improviser“ (Jazz Times), who “has tremendous poise and natural melodic sense“ Ottawa Sun), and whose “tone is boundless, blues-inflected, and wholly satisfying“ (AllAboutJazz.com). He is active as a composer, and has received awards for jazz composition from the Ohio Arts Council (2003) and the North Carolina Arts Council (2009).
A highly sought-after arranger, Chad’s professionally commissioned works have been performed or recorded by Bill Charlap with Kurt Elling, Wynton Marsalis with Willie Nelson and Norah Jones, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra, the Dallas Jazz Orchestra, and the L.A. All- Star Big Band. Eby is a clinician for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington program, and has been a featured guest artist/clinician at universities across the country.
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...there is a movement in jazz that embraces a once
taken-for-granted model: modernity thru authenticity.
Here is where we find Chad Eby. - Branford Marsalis
Chad Eby is a consummate artist. He is a superb
saxophonist and a highly skilled arranger. He is in the
top echelon of the worlds finest musicians. - Bill
Chad Eby is the real deal. He has a huge tenor sound, a
comprehensive knowledge of history and loves to SWING! -
“I once heard a master musician say 'if you want to
genuinely create, know all the decades'. Chad Eby is one
of those musicians who carries all the decades of jazz
along as he creates
Willing to teach
Advanced students only.
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