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Michael Webster

Tenor Saxophonist and composer Michael Webster manages to reside comfortably in the crease of New-York-style instrumental improvisational music while maintaining an eclecticism and sincerity all his own. The same can be said of Webster as of his contemporaries Dave Douglas and Vijay Iyer – that he is not merely a musician but a facilitator of musical collaborations in whole greater than the sum of their parts and that he truly plays not only the horn, but the band.

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”Momentus is simply beautiful.” - Michael Fagien, JAZZIZ Magazine

“Michael Webster's creations are long, unfurling musical journeys chock full of content. Singable melodies come swathed in a background of advanced, modern harmonies and adventurous, challenging rhythms.”

- Peter Hum, The Ottawa Citizen

“Michael Webster has produced a beautiful CD of original music. His ideas as a composer and saxophonist are heartfelt and clear. Keep an eye on him!”

- Chris Potter

—————————————————————————————————— ”A beautifully imaginative record.”

- Grammy nominated saxophonist Donny McCaslin, on Leading Lines

- Garry Dial, NYC pianist, on Leading Lines:

“The orchestrations are exquisite

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Primary Instrument

Sax, tenor

Location

Brooklyn, NY

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students

Credentials/Background

Taught private lessons for 10 years in saxophone, composition, arranging and Finale. On faculty at the New York Jazz Academy since 2009.

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Discography

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