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João Gato

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Born in 2000, João Gato started taking Jazz saxophone seriously whilst studying with the altoist Ricardo Toscano, at the Hotclub of Portugal. At age 18, he finished the practical course, after taking 3 years of classes with Toscano and being selected to represent the school at the annual National Jazz combos competition.

In 2018, he started his Bachelor Degree in Jazz saxophone in at ESML, where he studied with prestigious portuguese musicians such as Gonçalo Marques, Desidério Lázaro, Pedro Moreira, Afonso Pais and Nelson Cascais. He finished his degree in 2021, with the grade of 18/20 in the final recital.

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Georgianna Krieger

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Georgianna Krieger began playing the saxophone at the age of 9 and just kept playing. She spent several formative years growing up in Denton Texas, a fabled jazz town, and attended the Arts Magnet High school at Booker T. Washington in Dallas. Her first musical memory is of Gerry Mulligan, so it’s not surprising that she plays the baritone saxophone in addition to alto and soprano. If you asked her, Georgianna would tell you she sees a direct correlation between gestural drawing, her visual art and jazz improvisation. “The media are quite different” she says, but the conceptual goal: “to explore a fleeting moment”, is the same. 

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Don Hanson

Don Hanson is a saxophonist, composer and educator with a wealth of musical experience across many genres, whose compositions are a reflection of his spiritual journey. Don's album "Echoes Of Light" is a collection of originals that combine the joy of Jazz with the Spirit of the WORD. Originally from Dobbs Ferry New York, Don's family relocated to the North Bronx when he was two years old after the death of his father. He began playing clarinet at 11 years old and alto sax at 13. While attending the Bronx High School Of Science, he didn't participate in the music program, but began working professionally with a local Funk band at 16 years old. He has a B.S

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Kyle James

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Iowa native, Kyle James, is a budding young saxophonist, composer, producer, audio engineer and soon to be graduate of Western Michigan University with degrees in Jazz Studies and Media Technology. Kyle has had the opportunity to collaborate with artists like Carl Allen, David Binney, John Patitucci and Billy Hart as well as study with Damani Phillips, Rich Perry, and Andrew Rathbun. His playing style is rooted in the melodicism of cool jazz while exploring the vigor and complexity of the modern scene in his rhythmic sensibility. The compositions on "Datum" are fresh and honest. His writing has a unique sensitivity provided by his wide range of influences and exacting harmonic schemes.

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Ikechi Onyenaka

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Ikechi Onyenaka is a 24-year-old American jazz-neo soul saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, 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, 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

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John Purcell

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John Purcell is a Bird disciple of no great import, but his grassroots jazz venue, the POSTunderground, 386 Washington Street, Brookline, Massachusetts, is really worth a visit. For summer 2021, we are UPstairs where fresh air is abundant and everyone has room to breathe. It's the safest jazz venue on Earth! Visit postunderground.com for more info.

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Albert Rivera

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Contemporary, smooth, and eclectic – three words that just begin to describe Albert Rivera, “a modern Jazz Messenger” with one of the most exciting and sought-after saxophone sounds in today’s jazz scene. His four albums, Re-Introduction, Inner Peace (Turnaround Records) Back At It and Live at the Litchfield Jazz Festival (Truth Revolution Records) was warmly embraced by critics, who call Albert and his bandmates,“ young artists who are part of the next wave in this jazz ritual.” (Downbeat Magazine) Albert Rivera’s musical journey began at the prestigious Laguardia High School in New York City and continued throughout the summers at the Litchfield Jazz Camp

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Jeffrey Morgan

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Jeffrey Morgan was born in the U.S.A. in 1954. He started playing violin when he was 10 and later integrated into a youth orchestra. At 19 he was inspired by The Art Ensemble of Chicago and Sun Ra and picked up the saxophone, trumpet, clarinet and started playing the piano as well. During his university studies he organized a Freeform Music Workshop in 1975. A year later he attended the Creative Music Studio in Woodstock, NY, and studied under Karl Berger, Oliver Lake and participated in workshops with Don Cherry. In 1976 he created his first compositional work for music and dance – Distress Mistress, and performed his first ensemble work, The Delirium Dimension

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Alessandro Bertozzi

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Nel 1998 ho inciso il mio primo lavoro da solista “BIG CITY DREAMER”, grazie a Lorenzo Poli e Alberto Tafuri che mi hanno dato una bella mano perché io (ma non solo io) mi considero bravo a produrre gli altri ma meno bravo a produrre mè stesso, non è facile essere obiettivi. Nel 2003 sono andato un po’a New York e ho registrato il mio secondo Cd “TALKIN BACK” con tanti musicisti italiani (Lorenzo Poli, Marco “Nano”Orsi, Giorgio di Tullio, Lorenzo de Finti, Alfredo Golino, Giovanni Guerretti, Alberto Venturini, Riccardo Fioravanti, Andrea Carpena, Mario Chiesa, Alberto Tafuri, Erminio Cella) e ospiti americani (Hiram Bullock, Bob James)

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Sunhyun Yoo

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Sun is a New York based professional alto saxophonist, musician, composer, educator and band leader from Seoul, Korea. His soulful dark sound springs from his influence on such giants in jazz; John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Kenny Garrett, and more. Thought out the years Sun has explored and absorbed the traditional language of modern jazz, and developed a unique style of improvising and composing. By searching the most natural and honest way for himself to feel and speak music through his instrument, Sun has found a way of combing the musical soul of his mother land with the traditional jazz


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