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Ye Huang

Ye Huang, born in 1998 in Shenzhen China. Clarinetist, Saxophonist, and composer. Ye is an enthusiastic young man who plays music across classical, jazz, pop and many genres. He started playing clarinet at the age of 9, studied with his mentor Yi Cheng, principal clarinetist of Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra. At age 12, He was admitted by Juilliard Pre-College, with clarinet professor Alan Kay and jazz with Ron Blake. He is now attending New England Conservatory for both jazz performance major with Jerry Bergonzi. He is an Backun Clarinet artist.

Ye started his career as a musician at very young age. In July 2012, he had his first performance with the Australian and Hong Kong professional musicians in the Poly Theater in Shenzhen. Successfully performed "Shenzhen-Hong Kong Jazz Night". On December 2013, He had his first classical solo concert in Paul Hall, Juilliard. On January 10, 2015, Ye performed the "Ye Huang's Suite,” seven movements of his work at the Juilliard Morse Hall, and recorded in the Juilliard School of Music. In the summer of 2013, 2014 and 2015, he organized solo jazz tours, especially in 2015 he with several elite American Jazz musician, Bryan Carter, Emmet Cohen, Alex Claffy. They formed the "New York Youngster Jazz Quartet,” and toured of all over China in summer. On May 2016, he was invited by his teacher Eddie Daniels to tour in China as the guest clarinetist.

Ye Huang attended the well-known LaGuardia Performing Arts High School in New York. During the high school years, he joined the school’s orchestra and jazz big band for both clarinet and saxophone. In 2014, by selecting he was admitted to Lincoln Center youth orchestra. In 2016 Charles Mingus Big band competition they won the first place.

He often played with different bands and many places in New York, such as in Dizzy’s club, Jazz Standard, Blue Notes, Metropolitan museum and many; In 2013, he participated in high school production of the musical "Grease,” had eight consecutive performances as the lead reed player. He also played the clarinet recording of the musical “The Winter of April” in New York City in 2014 and had several performances at Tabula Rasa NYC Theater. He won the best solo artist award twice for the Duke Ellington regional competition with his high school Jazz Band in 2015-2016 and won the Music of the Year award in 2015. On June 2016, he graduated from high school, at the same time he received "Creative Music" and

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“Ye Huang, who has toured Asia with Mike Stern, and is a talent so startling that the world is his for the taking…” —Blurtonline

“soon got captured by their charm exuded in the free atmosphere and musical world created on stage.” — Where ZhengZhou

Mike Stern
guitar, electric
Michael Brecker
saxophone, tenor
Eddie Daniels


Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson








From: Podium
By Ye Huang

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