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Jarrett Gilgore

Jarrett Gilgore is a saxophonist, improvisor, and composer currently based in Baltimore, MD. He is a member of Talkshow, Jazz Lunch, Words Are Not Enough, Out of Your Head Collective, Ben Frock's Love Unit, Jaimie Branch's Bombshelter, Chris Pumphrey Sextet, and Triage. He performs in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, and some other places in the United States. He is fortunate to have had opportunities to perform with Steve Swell, Andrew D'Angelo, Susan Alcorn, Dave Ballou, Frank Rosaly, Anton Hatwich, Jaimie Branch, Anthony Pirog, Adam Hopkins, Deric Dickens, Noah Jarrett, Toby Summerfield, John Dierker, and many other inspiring musicians. He has performed at festivals and venues including The Undead Jazz Festival, The West Oak Lane Jazz Festival, Artscape, The Hungry Brain, Philadelphia Art Museum, The Michener Art Museum, and the National Gallery of Art. He is friendly and will get back to your emails if you are nice. Contact him at [email protected] for more information about his music, his life, his gigs, his eating habits, his ideas about music, his dreams...


"The depth of his creativity and the breadth of his musical interests make Jarrett unique among musicians of his age." ~Matt Feldman "Gtownradio.com"

"Gilgore’s technical proficiency and expressive range will amaze you." ~Matt Feldman "Uwishunu.com"

"You go boy!" ~Andrew D'Angelo

"Jarrett Gilgore needs update his MySpace status. As I write this, it says that he’s “finding a sound,” but just one listen to his experimental jazz pieces suggests that he’s already found it. The multi- instrumentalist tends to focus on the saxophone, but his proficiency with other instruments gives him a well-rounded ear for arrangements

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Primary Instrument

Saxophone, alto



Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced



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