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Dustin

Dustin Drews is a soprano, tenor, and alto jazz saxophonist - arranger, composer, and educator. He received his Bachelor’s degree at the University Of Miami Frost School of Music and his Master’s degree at the University of Northern Colorado. He currently resides in Berlin, Germany.

Born in Houston, Texas, Dustin Drews received his early education at the famed High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, whose jazz program was, during his time, under the direction of Robert “Doc” Morgan. Before furthering his studies at the University of Miami, where he received a full scholarship, Drews studied shortly with David Liebman. At the University of Miami, his mentors included Gary Keller, Gary Lindsay, Todd DelGuidice, Ralph Maggio, Ron Miller, and more. He also had the privilege of learning from and performing with David Pope, Michael Rodriguez, Einar Scheving, Phil Strange, Xavier Perez, and Melton Mustafa. During that time, Drews also received Downbeat awards for best soloist as well as best group performance, and an A.S.C.A.P. Honorable Mention for composition.

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