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Vincent Herring is a saxophone virtuoso with a uniquely intense and vigorous musical voice. He is considered one of the premier saxophonists of his generation.

Vincent first toured Europe and the United States with Lionel Hampton’s big band in the early 1980’s. As he developed his musicianship working with Nat Adderley, a partnership blossomed that continued for nine years. Along the way he worked and/or recorded with Cedar Walton, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Hayes, Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers, Horace Silver Quintet, Jack DeJohnette’s Special Edition, Larry Coryell, Steve Turre, The Mingus Big Band, Kenny Barron, Nancy Wilson, Dr. Billy Taylor, Carla Bley, and John Hicks.

Vincent has appeared as guest soloist with many artists and ensembles including Wynton Marsalis at Lincoln Center and John Faddis with the Carnegie Hall Big Band. While amassing these impressive credentials, Vincent continued to develop his own voice and style. Inspired by a collage of diverse musical influences, Vincent is also involved in Jazz education and is currently on the faculty of William Patterson University. He conducts master classes and jazz workshops at conservatories and universities around the world.


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Album Mabern Plays Mabern by Harold Mabern

Mabern Plays Mabern

Smoke Sessions Records
2020

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Album My Other Voice by Mark Sherman

My Other Voice

Miles High Records
2019

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Album Night and Day by Vincent Herring

Night and Day

Smoke Sessions Records
2017

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Album The Uptown Shuffle by Vincent Herring

The Uptown Shuffle

Smoke Sessions Records
2014

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Morning Star

Challenge Records
2010

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Album Ends And Means by Vincent Herring

Ends And Means

HighNote Records
2006

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Vincent Herring
My Other Voice

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