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Aaron Shragge

Internationally active creative Musician (Dragon Mouth Trumpet & Shakuhachi)

About Me

Aaron Shragge is an active in the NYC improvised/creative music scene. Having collaborated with such notable musicians as Dave Douglas, Ben Monder,and William Parker, Shragge has performed at renowned festivals such as the Montreal International Jazz Festival, L'Off Jazz Festival, and the Festival of New Trumpet Music. Aaron graduated from the distinguished New School Jazz Program and furthered his education receiving a masters from NYU music therapy. Aaron's unique instrument the Dragon Mouth Trumpet was designed to expand the trumpet’s melodic capacity and is the result of over a decade of studying both the Shakuhachi (Japanese, Flute) as well as North Indian Vocals. Aaron Shragge's current projects include a duo with Ben Monder, a Jazz quintet that plays the music of Tom Waits, his continuing solo works for Dragon Mouth Trumpet/Shakuhachi and ongoing collaboration with Brooklyn Raga Massive.  www.aaronshragge.com

My Jazz Story

Published on: 2017-04-18

I love jazz because it's a tradition of innovation that continues to draw from an increasingly wide variety of musical cultures.

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