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Gary Smulyan

Baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan is critically acclaimed as one of the major voices on the baritone saxophone today. As a teenager growing up on Long Island, Gary had the opportunity to perform with Lee Konitz, Chet Baker, and Jimmy Knepper.

In 1978 he was asked to join Woody Herman's Young Thundering Herd, which at that time included Joe Lovano, Marc Johnson and John Riley. He left Herman in 1980 and moved back to New York to join the Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra led by Bob Brookmeyer. Mr. Smulyan has recorded and performed worldwide with Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Ray Charles, B.B. King, Tom Harrell. Cedar Walton, George Coleman, Joe Henderson, Joe Lovano, Tommy Flanagan, Chick Corea, Diana Ross, Clark Terry, Kenny Wheeler, Charles McPherson, James Moody and Slide Hampton, among others.

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Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Oct14Fri Gary Smulyan
Palace Theater Poli Club
Waterbury, CT
7:00 PM
$28.00
Oct14Fri Gary Smulyan
Palace Theater Poli Club
Waterbury, CT
9:00 PM
$28.00

Albums

Bella Napoli
Bella Napoli
Capri Records
2014
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Gary Smulyan / Dominic Chianese: Bella Napoli
Gary Smulyan /...
Capri Records
2013
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Bella Napoli
Bella Napoli
Capri Records
2013
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Smul's Paradise
Smul's Paradise
Capri Records
2012
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High Noon: The Jazz Soul of Frankie Laine
High Noon: The Jazz...
Reservoir Music
2009
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More Treasures
More Treasures
Reservoir Music
2008
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