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Virginia Mayhew

Saxophonist-composer-arranger Virginia Mayhew has been an active participant in the New York jazz scene since 1987. A native of San Francisco, Virginia came to New York to enroll in the New School's Jazz Performance program, and was awarded its Zoot Sims Memorial Scholarship.

In the course of her career, Virginia has worked with such renowned artists as Earl “Fatha” Hines, Cab Calloway, Frank Zappa, James Brown, Norman Simmons, Al Grey, Junior Mance, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Doc Cheatam, Joe Williams, Leon Parker, Clark Terry, Terry Gibbs, Kenny Barron, Chico O'Farrill, Dena DeRose, Ingrid Jensen, Claudio Roditi, and many others.

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Albums

Mary Lou Williams: The Next 100 Years
Mary Lou Williams:...
Renma Recordings
2012
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A Simple Thank You
A Simple Thank You
Renma Recordings
2008
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Sandan Shuffle
Sandan Shuffle
Renma Recordings
2006
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Phantoms
Phantoms
Remma
2003
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