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Matthew Muneses

Born in Towson, MD, and raised in Decatur, IL, D'Addario Reserve Method Artist Matthew Muneses is a 25-year-old saxophonist currently residing near Chicago, IL. He began learning the saxophone at age 10, after beginning music studies with the violin at age 6. After high school, Matthew completed degrees in Saxophone Performance at Illinois State University and in Jazz Performance at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Since then, Matthew has become recognized as an up-and-coming talent, garnering recognition as a finalist in multiple fellowship competitions throughout his education as well as winning the 2012 JazzPhil-USA Annual Jazz Competition, thus becoming one of the most on-call young musicians in the area

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Matthew Muneses: Threshold

Read "Threshold" reviewed by Roger Farbey


The fast-paced “Speech Perception" offers a dramatic and modal introduction to this album. Tenor sax and trumpet play vibrant solos all underpinned by the rhythm section and solid piano chords, redolent of McCoy Tyner. The mood changes with “Simple Times" which presents an ensemble opening to this pastoral piece embellished by Matthew Muneses sensitive tenor sax ...

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Threshold

Label: Unknown label
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