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Lynn Ligammari

Lynn is a graduate from the Eastman School of Music, with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Saxophone Performance and Music Education.

Known for her versatility, Lynn performs with a wide array of musical projects that include; Antibalas, Aaron Frazer, Durand Jones & The Indications, Bright Eyes, Conor Oberst, Red Baraat, Holy Hand Grenade, Soulsystem Orchestras, The Last Nites, Al Chez & The Brothers of Funk, Dawn Drake & Zapote, The Grand Victory, Extra Syrup Horns, the Blaskapelle Brass Band, and more.

She has played on stages worldwide at venues and festivals such as; Carnegie Hall, NPR, KEXP, the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, the Late Show with David Letterman, CBS This Morning, America’s Got Talent, Governor's Ball, the Bluenote, the Newport Jazz Festival, the Newport Folk Festival, Lincoln Center, the Cully Jazz Festival, the Rochester International Jazz Festival, SFJazz, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Central Park Summerstage, and more. She has also been featured in the horn section on numerous albums, recordings and TV shows.

In addition to performing, she is a part-time Teaching Artist for Lincoln Center Education where she has led various workshops both at home and abroad for the past 13+ years. She has facilitated individual and group classes for students of all ages, as well as teachers, administrators, community leaders, and more. She is also the recipient of the Emerging Leader and Outstanding Alumni award from the Niagara Falls Board of Education.


Emerging Leader Award, Outstanding Alumni Award


Selmer Mark VI Tenor Ishumori Ligature Jodyjazz DVNY Mouthpiece Selmer Super Action 80 Series II Alto & Soprano Saxophone Morgan Mouthpieces Olegature Rigotti Gold, Daddario Jazz Selects and Boston Sax Shop Reeds Conn-Selmer Artist


Primary Instrument



New York City


-Masters Degree in Music Education and Saxophone Performance from the Eastman School of Music -Teaching Artist for Lincoln Center Institute for the Performing Arts In Education -Teaching Artist for Mannes Prep at The New School -Private instruction available for all levels -Flexible rates and hours

Dave Douglas
Wayne Shorter
Chris Speed
David Binney
saxophone, alto
Bill Frisell
guitar, electric
Dexter Gordon
saxophone, tenor
Eddie Harris
saxophone, tenor
MeShell NdegeOcello
bass, electric
Mark Turner
saxophone, tenor



Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

So Hideous - None But...

Silent Pendulum


Red Baraat Sound The...

Rhyme Or Reason Records


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New West Records


Thought - Politics...

Nonesuch Records


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