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Jason Hammers

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Originally from Gaithersburg, MD, Jason Hammers grew up in Stafford, VA where began his musical journey on the alto saxophone at age 11. He then attended Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA to continue his musical education. It was during his freshman year that the tenor saxophone became his main instrument. As a member of the CNU Jazz Ensemble, he performed at the Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Festival from 2007-2009, performing with Kurt Elling, Steve Zegree, The New York Voices, Kenny Garrett, and Dave Douglas. In his senior year, Jason was a member of the CNU Jazz Combo I that was selected to perform at the 2009 North Texas Jazz Festival and earned an Outstanding Soloist Award

Album

A Fresh Perspective

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2021
Track listing: West 67th Street; Sunday Morning; A Fresh Perspective; Everything I’ve Got; Stardust; El Otono; Blue Skies; Tea for Two; When Sunny Gets Blue; Party on Park.

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Meet Jason Hammers:Originally from Gaithersburg, MD, Jason Hammers grew up in Stafford, VA where began his musical journey on the alto saxophone at age 11. While a student at Stafford Senior High School, he was named to numerous All-County and All-District Bands and had established himself as a featured soloist with the school's jazz ...


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