Greg Fishman

About the Author Saxophonist and flutist Greg Fishman is an accomplished performer, recording artist, author, teacher and clinician. Born in Chicago in 1967, he began playing professionally at age fourteen. Greg graduated from DePaul University in Chicago with a degree in Jazz Performance, and earned a Masters Degree in Jazz Pedagogy from Northwestern University. He is among the foremost experts on the music of Stan Getz and is the author of three Getz transcription books published by Hal Leonard. His self-published books, Jazz Saxophone Etudes, Jazz Saxophone Duets, and Jazz Trumpet Duets are in circulation worldwide and have been endorsed by top educators and jazz performers, including Michael Brecker, Jerry Coker and Phil Woods

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Primary Instrument

Sax, tenor

Location

Evanston, IL

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background

25+ Years of teaching experience, specializing in saxophone and jazz improvisation. Bachelor's degree in Jazz Performance, Depaul University, 1991 Master's degree in Jazz Pedagogy, Northwestern University, 1999 On faculty of Jamey Aebersold's summer jazz workshops. Author of all three Stan Getz transcription books on the market. Also author of top selling jazz saxophone books, "Jazz Saxophone Etudes," "Jazz Saxophone Duets," and "Jazz Phrasing for Beginners."

Clinic/Workshop Information

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Discography

New Journey
Greg Fishman Jazz Studios
2016
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