Owen Broder is a saxophonist based in New York City. He runs in a variety of musical circles, leading his own groups and participating in others. Broder’s jazz quintet, released its debut album Rodeo in 2015 on Outside In Music, which garnered terrific reviews and enjoyed top placement on radio charts. Their recent 2017 release, Bluer Than You Think, received a four-star review from Downbeat Magazine, and was celebrated with an eight- market tour visiting historic stages including Blues Alley (D.C.) and Cliff Bell’s (Detroit). They performed at the DC Jazz Festival in 2016 and 2017, and at the 2017 Umbria Jazz Festival. His American Roots Project’s album Heritage is a featured project on ArtistShare®, and was selected as the inaugural Eastman-ArtistShare partnered project.
Broder is a member of the Anat Cohen Tentet, and has performed with internationally respected jazz artists such as Ryan Truesdell’s Gil Evans Project and Trio Globo; he has traveled with The Temptations and The Four Tops, and opened for Grammy Award winner John Legend with his own soul band, Bitchin’ Kitchen; in musical theater, he was a member of the pit orchestras for the German tour of Grease and off-Broadway production For the Last Time, appeared with the band in David Bowie’s Lazarus, and originated the woodwind chair in the U.S. Premier tour of The Bodyguard the Musical.
Broder holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Eastman School of Music, and a Master’s from the Manhattan School of Music.
New York City
Willing to teach
Intermediate to advanced
INDIVIDUAL / GROUP INSTRUCTOR
Heketi Community Charter School
Yorkville Community School (PS 151)
Manhattan New School (PS 290)
Jazz at Lincoln Center’s WeBop Program
Jacksonville Community Music School
Mon - Sun, 10am to 6pm
First Private Lesson (-50%) - $40
First Group Lesson (-50%) - $50
Single Private Lesson - $80
Single Group Lesson - $100
Three Private Lessons Package (-10%) - $216
Three Group Package (-10%) - $270
Five Private Lessons Package (-15%) - $340
Five Group Lessons Package (-15%) - $425