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Ikechi Onyenaka

   Ikechi Onyenaka is a 26-year-old American jazz-neo soul saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and recording artist from Upper Darby, Pennsylvania on the rise in the Philly music scene. Although his primary instrument is the alto saxophone, he also plays the tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, clarinet, piano, keyboard, bass, and drums. As a saxophonist and songwriter, he takes a wide range of influences from the likes of Grover Washington Jr, Kenny Garrett, Robert Glasper, Stevie Wonder, and J Cole. Through emotionally driven saxophone melodies, atmospheric piano chords, and immaculate bass lines, Ikechi Onyenaka has truly created his own lane in modern jazz with his original music.

   Consistent YouTube video uploads and live performances in the Philadelphia area has seen Ikechi Onyenaka grow a loyal fan base, playing at numerous events and venues, including the prestigious South Jazz Club, City Winery Philadelphia, Haverford Music Festival, Facebook Watch’s ‘Peace Out 2020’ event, and The NAMM Show 2023.

   Ikechi’s work has been shared by numerous world-renowned artists and companies on social media. Some of which include DJ Khaled, Snoop Dogg, DDG, OG Parker, Bankrol Hayden, Rotimi, Romeo Miller, Jaleel Shaw, Be ON IT, LeriQ, Amorphous, Reel Goats, Facebook Watch, and ATTN.

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Gerald Albright
Michael Brecker
saxophone, tenor
John Coltrane
Kenny Garrett
saxophone, alto
Charlie Parker
saxophone, alto
Stevie Wonder
Casey Benjamin
Terrace Martin


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