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Seamus Blake

New York based tenor saxophonist/composer Seamus Blake is recognized as one of the finest and most creative young players in jazz.

John Scofield , who hired him for his “Quiet Band,” calls him “extraordinary, a total saxophonist.” In February 2002, he took first place in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition in Washington D.C. As the winner, he performed with Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock.

Seamus Blake was born in England and raised in Vancouver, Canada. At age 21, while still a student at Boston's prestigious Berklee College, he was asked to record with legendary drummer Victor Lewis. After graduation, he moved to New York, where he rapidly established himself on the New York jazz scene.

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Albums

Reeds Ramble
Reeds Ramble
Criss Cross
2014
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Introducing Opus 5
Introducing Opus 5
Criss Cross
2012
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Live At Smalls
Live At Smalls

2011
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Bellwether
Bellwether
Criss Cross
2010
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Live in Italy
Live in Italy
Jazz Eyes
2009
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Bellwether
Bellwether
Criss Cross
2009
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