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The Verve Jazz Ensemble

Jon Blanck, Tenor Sax: A member of the VJE since its founding, tenor saxophonist, arranger, and educator Jon Blanck features a powerful yet uniquely sensitive sax sound that has already propelled him to a vast and accomplished recording and playing career in jazz and funk. Jon has played with such world- class performers as #1 smooth jazz artist Funkee Boy, P-Funk, the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, and many others. He has written arrangements for artists such as Joan Jett, Joe Perry, and Tye Tribbett in collaboration with the Apollo Theater. Jon has studied with jazz great and legend Dave Liebman, as well as such renowned players and educators as Andrew Beals, Dr. Dan Goble, Dave Santoro, Paul Bollenbeck, and Ted Rosenthal.

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”The Verve Jazz Ensemble delivers quite an attention-grabbing first effort drawing inspiration for an encore performance...an all around solid performance, Feldstein and group lay down one impressive recording with “It's About Time...”

— All About Jazz

”Here’s a bunch of young lions that have put in their time and are now serving up totally awesome results. They aren’t in the tradition, they are right in the pocket. Showing how retro can be a very good thing when you can’t improve on perfection, this sounds like those Jai & Kai dates you found cleaning out your grandparents basement that had you wondering how they were once so hip and you never knew it

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Events

Date Time Detail Price
Sep29Sat 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
The Verve Jazz Ensemble
Club Bonafide
New York, NY
$25

Discography

Connect the Dots

Connect the Dots

LightGroove Media
2018

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East End Sojourn

East End Sojourn

Self Produced
2014

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It's About Time

It's About Time

Self Produced
2013

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