Jay Rattman

Jay Rattman, a woodwind artist and creative musician in New York City, has performed at Jazz @ Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and the Coachella Festival, in addition to appearing on NPR’s Sound of Young America, The Late Show, and The Tonight Show. In demand in settings as diverse as traditional jazz, klezmer, big bands, free improvisations, creative jazz, and classical chamber music, he has performed with artists as disparate as Bob Dorough, Feist, Nellie McKay, Stephon Harris, and the José Limón Dance Company. A member of the klezmer band “Zlek” and Phil Woods’s Festival Orchestra, he leads a jazz quartet that plays members’ original music. As a member of the Manhattan Saxophone Quartet, he has premiered pieces by David Noon, Marc-Antonio Consoli, Jeffrey Nytch, and Quinn Collins among others. A recipient of an ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award, Rattman holds bachelors and masters degrees from Manhattan School of Music.


Tags

Album Review
Read more articles
Primary Instrument

Saxophone

Credentials/Background

As an educator, Rattman maintains an active private studio in addition to having taught group instrumental lessons in New York City public schools, at COTA Camp Jazz, and via distance learning from Manhattan School of Music. He also presented in a teaching artists masterclass with Yo Yo Ma and his Silk Road Ensemble.

Photos

Albums

Both Are True

Greenleaf Music
2020

buy

In Duo

Self Produced
0

buy

Improvisation No. 2

From: Solo - 13 November 2010
By Jay Rattman

Wednesday's Wander

From: In Duo
By Jay Rattman

Watch

Similar

Shop Amazon

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.