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Debra Manzella

Have played for about 30 years. Studied with Jaki Byard, Frank Wess and other great musicians. Played or performed with Sam Jones, Jaki Byard, Kenny Barron, Henry Butler, Stanley Cowell, Jimmy Heath, Charles Eubanks, Charles Persip, Warren Smith and many more. Also vocal and keyboard skills. Currently studying for Bachelor's in Music ed.
Primary Instrument



New York, NY

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced


Experience of 35 years playing. Studied with Jaki Byard,Frank Wess and Jimmy Heath. Performed with Kenny Barron,Stanley Cowell, Lester Bowie and others. Lessons by appointment. flat rate $50.00 hr. (sliding scale for students) Also some instruction for reeds available. (sax, clarinet)

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