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Search Results: “sax, alto”

  • "Lil' Maceo" Kareem Walkes (sax, alto)

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    International Saxophonist Kareem Walkes, is quickly becoming one of contemporary jazz’s most thrilling and emotive performers, and continues to stand out and push boundaries as a composer, performer, and recording artist. He’s becoming...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Abdiel Flores (sax, alto)

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    Abdiel Flores was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He began his musical career at the age of six when he began to play various percussion instruments, at the same time as he observed his father playing the guitar at church. During his...
  • Abraham Burton (sax, alto)

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    Abraham Burton - of Belizean descent, is a native of New York. His interest in music began its development at the High School of Music & Art, during which time he was awarded by Downbeat and McDonalds in their Combo Competitions. He later...
  • 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 Gaetjen/Les Rabiates (sax, alto)

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    city-trash-jazz rock'n'roll & polka-beat Les Rabiates ist die neue Band des Saxofonisten und Komponisten Achim Gätjen. Aktuell ist ein gemeinsames Projekt mit dem deutsch-polnischen Dichter und Romanautor Artur Becker. Nach ersten...
  • Ahmed Benomar (sax, alto)

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    ahmed Benomar born on 01/06/1975 in oran algeria....saxophonist music teacher
  • Akira Sakata (sax, alto)

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    Akira Sakata was born in Kure-city, Hiroshima in 1945. Studied marine biology at Hiroshima university. Formed a group Saibo-bunretsu (Cell fission) in Tokyo in 1969, and was also performing with various free-jazz musicians during this...
  • Al Fenton Big Band (sax, alto)

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    The Al Fenton Big Band has been performing in the Hartford area for the past 14 years. We play jazz, swing and blues from the 1940s to present day. We perform at business conventions, galas, summer concert series, weddings, New Year's Eve...
  • Alan Barnes (sax, alto)

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    1977-80 Alan studied saxophone, woodwinds and arranging at the Leeds College of music. In 1980 he moved to London, playing with the Midnight Follies Orchestra and the following year was with the Pasadena Roof Orchestra, touring Europe...
  • Alejandro Aviles (sax, alto)

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  • Alex Graham (sax, alto)

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    “Some of the great alto players, Charlie Parker, Cannonball Adderley, Phil Woods and even a touch of Johnny Hodges can be discerned as he works to extend the parameters of the horn..." - Dave Nathan, All Music Guide Alto saxophonist...
  • Alex Kontorovich (sax, alto)

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    Twenty six year-old clarinetist and saxophonist Alex Kontorovich was born in Russia and currently resides in New York City. He has worked alongside musicians such as Frank London, Brad Shepik, Steven Bernstein, Mike Sarin, Theodore Bikel,...
  • Alex Lacy (sax, alto)

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    Alex Lacy is a “natural" musician. His approach to the instrument, any instrument, is intuitive, natural. Both an accomplished blues guitarist and jazz saxophonist, Lacy is one of the top young saxophonists in the state of Florida,...
  • Alexa Tarantino (sax, alto)

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    Originally from West Hartford, Connecticut, Alexa Tarantino is a jazz saxophonist, woodwind multi-instrumentalist, composer, and educator who is passionate about developing and expressing her voice as an improviser and inspiring others to...
  • Alexandra Lehmler (sax, alto)

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    No time for rotating empty phrases: it goes straight forward in the third album of the Mannheim saxophonist Alexandra Lehmler. Her music has all attributes which one ascribes with pleasure to the “male" jazz: Sovereign in its...
  • Allison Au (sax, alto)

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    Allison Au is a Toronto-based saxophonist, composer and arranger. Since it’s formation in 2009, The Allison Au Quartet has performed at major Jazz venues across Canada and has earned two JUNO award nominations: one for their 2013 debut...
  • Andrew Speight (sax, alto)

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    Andrew Speight is a clear-toned, hard driving alto sax player, one of the Bay Area's most lively and lyrical exponents of straight-ahead, joyous jazz. A native of Sydney, Australia, Speight came of age playing with American stars like...
  • Anton Denner (sax, alto)

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  • Art Felluca (sax, alto)

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    Born and raised in Rochester, NY, Art is a jazz composer, arranger and versatile woodwind instrumentalist. Primarily an alto saxophonist, he is proficient on soprano saxophone, flute and clarinet. He began his musical studies on piano at...
  • Art Pepper (sax, alto)

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    Alto Saxophonist Art Pepper, a native of Gardena California, played in the overtly emotional manner that came to define the West Coast style. His solo approach was always passionate, from early recordings made with Stan Kenton's orchestra...
  • Arthur Bakopolus (sax, alto)

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    Leader of Pendulum. 8 piece swing band. Sax-o-four sax quartet performed with Boston's best sax quartets, big bands, and jazz groups. Also played for many name acts to come to Boston area. Play all saxes.flute. and clarinet. Have performed...
  • Arthur Blythe (sax, alto)

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    A singularly distinctive and uniquely distinguishable stylist, Arthur Blythe is considered one of the greatest alto saxophonist's of his generation. Blythe's beautiful, passionate and expressive sound validates his reputation as one of the...
  • Azmi Hairudin (sax, alto)

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    One of the most diverse, in demand sax players in all of contemporary jazz, Azmi Hairudin finds pure joy at the heart of his increasingly fast-paced touring schedule by reminding himself, every time he gets on stage, that he’s there to...
  • Ben van Gelder (sax, alto)

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    “He is one of those rare young musicians who establishes his individuality in three or four notes." - Artsjournal (Doug Ramsey) Despite his age, Ben van Gelder (22) is emerging as an important new voice on the New York jazz scene....
  • Benjamin Kates (sax, alto)

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    Ben Kates plays alto saxophone and has done since the 4th grade. He’s played with folks like Han Bennink, Mary Oliver, William Hooker, Thollem McDonas, John Gruntfest, Linda Austin, Gino Robair, Tere Mathern, Tatsuya Nakatani, John C....
  • Benjamin Koppel (sax, alto)

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    Benjamin Koppel’s work as a professional musician has a primary focus on jazz music, but he is also very active within different other genres �" from jazz to crossover to classical music. He is always experimenting with and developing...
  • Benny Carter (sax, alto)

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    Benny Carter's long career was consistently characterized by high musical achievement, and he developed a unique and readily identifiable style as both an alto saxophonist and an arranger. He was able to double on trumpet and was also...
  • Benny Reid (sax, alto)

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    Concord Jazz announced the release of Escaping Shadows, the sophomore album from alto saxophonist and bandleader Benny Reid. On his new release, 28-year-old Reid reveals the next vital step in his maturation as an adventurous artist and an...
  • Bob Inglis (sax, alto)

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  • Bob Mabane (sax, alto)

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  • Bob Smith (sax, alto)

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    I was born in 1945 in Columbus, Ohio, the first child of a young pair of “Swing Kids". The radio and 78 rpm phonograph played big band instrumentals and vocals constantly. As an infant I was as familiar with Miller, Goodman, Shaw,...
  • Bobby Militello (sax, alto)

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    Bobby Militello has played with many artists for the last 4 decades, along with leading his own groups. Since 1982 he has been playing alto & flute with the Dave Brubeck Quartet and has recorded over 20 cds, played with almost every major...
  • Bobby Selvaggio (sax, alto)

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    Critics have called Cleveland-based saxophonist/composer Bobby Selvaggio “aspiring and gifted" (Bob Agnew, LA Jazz Scene) and “intensely creative" (Lee Prosser, JazzReview.com). The Cleveland Free Times' Chris Hovan adds,...
  • Bobby Watson (sax, alto)

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    A saxophonist, composer, arranger and educator, Bobby Watson grew up in Kansas City, Kan. He trained formally at the University of Miami, a school with a distinguished and well-respected jazz program. After graduating, he proceeded to earn...
  • Bradford Hayes (sax, alto)

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    BRADFORD HAYES, a native of Petersburg, Virginia has been a force on the jazz scene in the Northeastern U.S. for several years now. He has performed at a number of club, colleges and concert halls that include Birdland (NYC), Tavern on the...
  • Brent Birckhead (sax, alto)

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    Under the tutelage of Louis Tibbs and Charlie Young, Brent Birckhead has become a dynamically versatile saxophonist of many genres. With a style incomparable to any, Birckhead has established himself as one of the bright young voices of...
  • Brent Bowman (sax, alto)

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    Dr. Brent A. Bowman has had a distinguished career as a music educator for 35 years and as performing jazz artist for 45 years. Notable teachers he studied with: (Berklee College of Music) Joe Viola, woodwind chair John LaPorta, saxophone...
  • Bret Sexton (sax, alto)

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    Leader of Trio Fungus, Sanskrit, Bret Sexton ad hoc and Bret Sexton Trio. Played with Uversa, Cornbread, Filty Mcnasty, Phantasmorgasm, East Colfax All-stars, Dave Cieri and Friends, Sons of Armaggedon, Corruptor and Nightshark
  • Brian Girley (sax, alto)

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    Saxophonist and Composer, Brian Girley, was born on April 2 1983 in Orlando Florida. While no one in his family played an instrument both his mother and father would sing in church and at weddings giving him his first musical exposure....
  • Brian Hogans (sax, alto)

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    Saxophonist/pianist Brian Hogans has one of the most dynamic, exhilarating, and fervent sounds of today’s young jazz artists. Described as “fluid, fiery, yet subtle”, Hogans pushes the creative envelope when composing and playing,...
  • Brian Scherman (sax, alto)

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    Please visit www.brianscherman.com to learn more.
  • Bryan Smith (sax, alto)

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    I am currently a Seattle based Saxophonist. Growing up in Portland, OR, I began my musical training in jazz under the tutelage of Ben and Michelle Medler, founders of the Portland Youth Jazz Orchestra. I left my hometown to attend Northern...
  • Bunky Green (sax, alto)

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    Performer, educator, composer, arranger, lecturer, and music education consultant, Professor Green has 14 albums released in his name on vintage labels such as Chess, Exodus, Cadet, and Vanguard. As an international performer, educator,...
  • Caleb Wheeler Curtis (sax, alto)

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    Caleb Curtis is an engaging and entertaining alto saxophonist and composer. Born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Caleb studied with renowned saxophonist and educator Vincent York. Seeking further education Caleb enrolled in the Jazz...
  • Candy Dulfer (sax, alto)

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    Grammy nominated Dutch saxophonist and vocalist Candy Dulfer has been performing since age seven, leader of the band Funky Stuff since age fourteen, an international recording artist since age nineteen, and has toured world-wide since age...
  • Carl Grubbs (sax, alto)

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    Carl Grubbs alto, soprano and tenor saxophonist, is a native of Philadelphia, PA. He received early training from John Coltrane, who was married to his cousin, Naima. Through his family he was close to many of the history-making musicians...
  • Carlos Ward (sax, alto)

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    Carlos Ward (born in Ancón, Panama) is a jazz alto saxophonist and flautist. He is best known as a sideman. His first instrument was the clarinet at age 13 when he lived in Seattle, Washington. Later he attended the Navy School of Music...
  • Caroline Davis - Saxophone (sax, alto)

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    With a background like hers, it makes sense that Caroline Davis turned out to be such an intriguing artist. She was born in Singapore in 1981 to European parents—her father was a British engineer, her mother a Swedish actor. She was...

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