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Jazz Musician Database

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  • 2022Collective (band/orchestra)

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    2022 Composer’s Collective is the Austin Texas based jazz quintet dedicated composing and performing original works. Their debut album, The Heights Life, is an eclectic, soulful, & imaginative collection of songs for the modern jazz...
  • 40Twenty (band/orchestra)

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    Jacob Garchik - trombone Jacob Sacks - piano Dave Ambrosio - bass Vinnie Sperrazza - drums Inspired by the challenge of jazz club engagements from the 1940’s, 50's, and 60's, drummer Vinnie Sperrazza, pianist Jacob Sacks, trombonist...
  • 53 Stations

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    Founded by saxophonist and composer Jason Shapiro and percussionist and composer Skip Rohrich, 53 Stations focuses on original works as well as undiscovered gems by composers such as Steve Lacy, Herbie Nichols and Greg Osby, who are well...
  • A. Spencer Barefield (guitar)

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    Guitarist/composer A. Spencer Barefield has received numerous grants for compositions from ArtServe Michigan-MCACA, Meet-the- Composer/NEA Commission USA, Lila Wallace/Reader’s Digest, National Endowment for the Arts, Michigan Council...
  • Aakash Mittal (sax, alto)

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    Hailed as a “talented young player” with “the skills to go far” by Westword (Denver) and “A fiery alto saxophonist and prolific composer” by the Star Tribune (Minneapolis), Aakash Mittal has been making a name for himself at...
  • Aardvark Jazz Orchestra (band/orchestra)

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    The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, founded in 1973, is one of the longest continuously operating large jazz ensembles in the world. The orchestra performs original compositions by its founder and music director Mark Harvey as well as classics...
  • Aaron Diehl (piano)

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    Hailed by the Chicago Tribune as “The most promising discovery that [Wynton] Marsalis has made since Eric Reed," Aaron Diehl's distinctive interpretations of the music of Scott Joplin, “Jelly Roll" Morton, Art Tatum, Duke...
  • Aaron Germain (bass)

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    Spending 15 years as a busy hired-gun bass player, Aaron has been through all sorts of adventures; traveling the world and learning from the masters. This album displays his wide range of music experiences. Growing up in Massachusetts, he...
  • Aaron Hedenstrom (saxophone)

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    Aaron Hedenstrom is a composer and saxophonist currently living in Saint Paul, MN. A versatile player, Aaron plays multiple woodwinds in all styles and has performed in many renowned groups, including the Aaron Hedenstrom Quintet, S....
  • Aaron Immanuel Wright (bass, acoustic)

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    Chicago saxophonist Dudley Owens and New York bassist Aaron Immanuel Wright have joined forces, forming a powerful band that is scheduled to tour the United States and Canada in 2012 as the Owens and Wright Experience. On their new record,...
  • Aaron Irwin (saxophone)

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    Aaron was born October 26, 1978 in Decatur, Illinois. His mother and father both encouraged him to play music at an early age, and when he was 5 years old, he began taking piano lessons with Joanne Holmes at Macon Music. Although his...
  • Aaron J Johnson (trombone)

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    Aaron J. Johnson (Composer, Arranger, Tenor Trombone, Bass Trombone, and Tuba) is a native of Washington, DC, but currently works in the New York City area and lives in Irvington, New Jersey. A familiar sight in the large ensembles of...
  • Aaron Koppel (guitar)

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    The Aaron Koppel Quartet is a local Chicago jazz ensemble lead by guitarist Aaron Koppel. Born and raised on the North Side of Chicago, Aaron started playing guitar at age eleven and has been composing music virtually his entire life. Over...
  • Aaron Koskelainen (bass, acoustic)

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  • Aaron Leaney (sax, tenor)

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    Aaron Leaney, born December 5, 1983, is a Canadian jazz saxophonist and composer who has been performing since the late 1990’s. He has worked across a great variety of genres, from avant-guard improvised music to alt rock. He is an...
  • Aaron Liddard (sax, alto)

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    Aaron Liddard performs as a soloist and in horn sections with artists in the UK and NYC. He is lead saxophonist and composer with the London Jazz Collective, and writes for his own ensembles that have embraced jazz, funk, soul, salsa, hip...
  • Aaron Parks (piano)

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    "Somebody once asked me to find two words that describe the music I make, and the words I picked were ‘spontaneous’ and ‘cinematic,’” says Aaron Parks. Having clarified the essence of his art, the pianist kept those two words...
  • Aaron Rossi (sax, tenor)

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    Bay Area saxophonist. Saxophone studies with George Garzone, Eric Person and Charles Davis. Graduate of New School jazz program in New York City, 2000. Studies or playing situations with many of the greats from that faculty including Chico...
  • Aaron Salituro (trombone)

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  • Ab Kroon (piano)

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    Ab Kroon (1953). Is zijn hele leven al met muziek bezig. Zowel met luisteren als met zelf spelen. In een grijs verleden wel een paar jaren pianoles gehad, maar dat was geen succes. Rond zijn 14e jaar begon hij zelf opnieuw met pianospelen...
  • Abe Rabade (piano)

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    I was born in Santiago de Compostela (Galiza) on September 8, 1977. I began my musical studies at age 4 in the Historic Conservatory of Santiago, where the method employed for beginners was Kódaly -a way of learning that emphasizes...
  • Abram Wilson (trumpet)

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    Born in Fort Smith, Arkansas in 1975, Abram Wilson was raised along with his four brothers and one sister in New Orleans, Louisiana. The eldest of six children, the entire family including mother, Doris Wilson, and father, Willie C Wilson...
  • Achille Succi (sax, alto)

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    Achille Succi Saxophonist, bass clarinetist born in Modena on 1971. Mainly self-taught, he attended Siena Jazz and D.Liebman's Masterclasses. Together with Fabrizio Puglisi and Alberto Capelli he founded the “Atman" group, with whom...
  • Achim Kaufmann (piano)

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    Achim Kaufmann (piano, composer, electronics) was born in Aachen, Germany, and has been living in Amsterdam since 1996. He is involved in a number of different projects, some of them all improvised, some of them featuring his own...
  • Acoustic Ladyland (band/orchestra)

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    Acoustic Ladyland are a London based jazz/punk band consisting of Pete Wareham on vocals, tenor and baritone saxophone, Seb Rochford on drums, Tom Cawley on piano and Ruth Goller on bass guitar. Tom Herbert played bass on their first three...
  • Ad Colen (saxophone)

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    Ad is a personality in the Dutch jazzscene with his interpretator, compositions and his unique sound on the tenor and sopranosaxophone. Colen was born on July 12th 1961 in Geleen, Holland. In his formative years he played a variety of...
  • Ada Rovatti (saxophone)

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    Italian native Ada Rovatti started playing saxophone in high school after years of classical piano training. After winning a scholarship from Berklee College of Music in Italy she divided herself between Boston where she studied with Joe...
  • Adam Baldych (violin)

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    Adam Baldych - violinist, composer and music producer. Was born in Gorzow Wlkp. (Poland), 18.05.1986. New York City - based. His nickname “Evil" is probably the best word defining his emotioning kind of playing and improvising. In the...
  • Adam Ben Ezra (bass)

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    Double-Bass phenomenon and YouTube sensation Adam Ben Ezra; a man seemingly on a mission to bring his instrument from its status as a background note to the dominant front-presence it deserves. Along the way Adam has been pushing his craft...
  • Adam Bodine (piano)

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  • Adam Bodine Trio (piano)

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    Out of Colorado, USA, The Adam Bodine Trio creates instrumental music with a postmodern attitude and energy that is positive, open-minded, professional and appreciative of its listeners and supporters. Most often categorized as jazz, their...
  • Adam Carlson (drums)

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    Adam Carlson is a Bend native living in Eugene, Oregon as a freelance musician. He graduated from the University of Oregon in 2014 with a bachelors degree in Jazz studies (Cum Laude), and performs frequently around Eugene and the...
  • Adam Clark (drums)

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    Adam Clark was introduced to music while in the womb as his Mom played the piano and sang. She taught her three children to sing as toddlers. Without really knowing it, Adam received valuable ear training very early on and he compares this...
  • Adam Donohue (saxophone)

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    Adam Donohue has been performing and teaching professionally since the age of 15. He attended Berklee College of Music in 1996 and earned a Bachelors of Music in Jazz Composition with additional studies in Music Education. After graduating...
  • Adam Fine (bass)

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    Torontonian Adam S. Fine had long planned to be a jazz double bassist. Picking-up and moving to Halifax for no particular reason in 2000 quickly changed the plan. Fine was surprised to quickly find himself as a popular sideman in the local...
  • Adam Fisher (cello)

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    Oh, when the great white shark met the giant squid, They danced the Tango as no one ever did. Though neither one had been to a dancing school, Their Milonga was a jewel. Thus begins Adam Fisher's outrageous new cycle of animal songs,...
  • Adam Glasser (harmonica)

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    Originally from South Africa Adam Glasser plays piano & keyboards. Is also one of the UK's leading chromatic harmonica players, appearing on many gigs, sessions and recordings. some major gigs include... Joe Zawinul, Sting, the Eurythmics,...
  • Adam Gray (piano)

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    Adam Gray is a young pianist from south London, UK.
  • Adam Harris (saxophone)

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    Adam Harris is an Oregon-based jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer and teacher. At 28 years old, he is already establishing a reputation for himself as a powerful voice in the Pacific Northwest music scene. In 2004, he moved from Oregon to...
  • Adam Lane (bass, acoustic)

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    Combining influences from Duke Ellington, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Melt Banana, bassist and composer Adam Lane stretches the terms “jazz" and “chamber Music" beyond convention. His blend of music and performance art takes...
  • Adam Lanfrey (bass)

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  • Adam Larson (saxophone)

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    Originally from Normal, IL, twenty five year-old saxophonist-composer Adam Larson, endorsed artist for P. Mauriat saxophones, D'Addario Woodwinds, Lebayle and Bari mouthpieces, began playing saxophone at the age of 11. As a high school...
  • Adam Meckler (trumpet)

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    Adam Meckler is a trumpet player, composer and educator living in Minneapolis, MN. He holds a B.M. in Jazz Studies from Lawrence University, and a M.M in Trumpet Performance from the University of Minnesota. Adam has toured with Youngblood...
  • Adam Niewood (saxophone)

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    Adam Niewood (Saxophones, various woodwinds, EWI / electronic wind instrument, Drums) is a jazz improviser and American composer living in Manhattan New York, USA. Adam grew up in a musical household in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. His father...
  • Adam Nussbaum (drums)

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    Adam Nussbaum moved to New York City in 1975 to attend The Davis Center for Performing Arts at City College. While there he began working with Albert Dailey, Monty Waters, Joe Lee Wilson, Sheila Jordan and he played with Sonny Rollins in...
  • Adam Pieronczyk (saxophone)

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    One of the most outstanding and creative Polish jazz musicians, as well as “one of the greatest innovators in Polish jazz", according to Gazeta Wyborcza.The distinguished German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung went even further,...
  • Adam Pultz Melbye (bass)

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    I was born in 1981 and grew up in the country-side near the old and beautiful town of Ribe which has a quiteactive cultural life that is unfortunately constantly challenged by the menace of local right-wing and ignorant politicians with...
  • Adam Rogers (guitar)

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    Adam Rogers was born and raised in New York City. He studied jazz guitar with Barry Galbraith, Howard Collins and John Scofield. During his four years at the Mannes Conservatory of Music he studied Classical Guitar with Frederic Hand....
  • Adam Rudolph (percussion)

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    Originally from Chicago, composer and handrummer/percussionist Adam Rudolph has, for the past three decades, appeared at festivals and concerts throughout North & South America, Europe, Africa, and Japan, In 1988 Rudolph began his...
  • Adam Shulman (piano)

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    Adam Shulman has been a staple of the San Francisco Jazz scene since he moved to the city in 2002. Before the move, Adam was a student at UC Santa Cruz where he studied with the great Smith Dobson and the trumpeter/arranger Ray Brown. He...

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