Results for "Saxophone"
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
Composer and saxophonist, Dan Wilkins has a new self-titled album of original music out on the PM Records
label, with Horizons Quartet. Wilkins, who grew up in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, went on to study
saxophone at Manhattan School of Music in 2013, learning from teachers Steve Wilson, Rich Perry, Phil
Markowitz and Garry Dial.
He now resides in Pennsylvania, where he educates and performs, both locally and internationally, often with his father Skip Wilkins. The pair have three albums out – 'Someday', released in 2019 on Deer Head Records, with bassist Tony Marino, and drummer Bill Goodwin; 'Czech Wishes,' also released in 2019 on New Port Line, recorded in the Czech Republic with a cast of young prominent Czech musicians; and 'Father and Son,' released on Steeplechase LookOut, featuring bassist Scott Lee and drummer Jeff Hirshfield.
Wilkins’ most recent project, Horizons Quartet, features a multigenerational cast with pianist/collaborator James Collins, alongside veteran bassist Gene Perla, and Philadelphian drum maestro Byron Landham
Spain meets Jazz, Flamenco kisses ambient.... nothing true, everything in new combination, like a salsa made from ingredients, everybody knows, But in the end it is a new taste. Repair Cafe is named after the story of Cameron de la Isla, who had his first gigs in a cafe that was opened 24 hours cause they were a service station for motorcycles too. That is the mixture - bikes and bare foots.
William Wood is a freelance multi-instrumentalist and composer born in the UK, now living in Southeast Michigan.
Born in the city of La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Flute player, saxophonist, composer and arranger. He began his studies of flute at the age of 14 (year 2000) with maestro Martín Saenz. He studied with Pablo Ledesma, Rodrigo Domínguez, Juan Pablo Di leone, Juan Pablo Arredondo, among others. In 2013 he attended the popular music workshops in Curitiba (Brazil), participating in the MPB ensemble (Brazilian popular music) by André Marques and in the improvisation perception workshop by Lea Freire. In 2019 he attended the SIM program in New York, and took classes with Tony Malaby, Tim Berne, Ralph Alessi among others
Don Pope is a “Texas Tenor”, but not limited to one horn. He has a full rack of Woodwinds and can blow captivating solos from each and every horn. After graduating from the Houston School of Performing and Visual Arts, Don went on to perform with musical groups including Archie Bell & the Drells and Toby Beau, before creating the group Don Pope and Friends, consisting of various musicians that come and go - great for a constant flow of new, fresh and sweet music. Don currently lives with his wife, Charlotte, in Willis, Texas. He has four grown children and three grandchildren
Jackson Cotugno is a saxophonist based in Seattle. Jackson can be seen playing in many of Seattle’s venues as both a leader and sideman. Venues such as Tula’s, Boxley’s, The Royal Room, Studio 7, The Sea Monster, Egan’s, The Angry Beaver, and others. He has studied with Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, Jeff Lederer, David Sanchez, and local legend Brian Kent. Jackson has been spending his time during the pandemic learning how to repair instruments and will be graduating from Renton Technical College in 2022.
Justin, a Trailblazer of the Modern West Coast Free-Jazz Sound, has a unique edge, the vibe is instantly seductive and familiar, he is known in West Coast Jazz circles as "The Blizzard". because of his explosive playing and intricate compositional changes. With a harmonic edge deeply rooted in the jazz lineage, musical expressions stand out as distinctly modern in color and style A Saxophonist, composer, producer, and vocalist Justin Chart likes to play by his own rules. He’s a visionary who has learned to listen to inner voice. Steeped in tradition and grounded in the lessons learned from Life, Justin is not afraid to push himself and his art forward