Tag: saxophone

  • Benny Reid new album “Escaping Shadows”

    Benny Reid, 29, is an saxophonist, composer, teacher, and recording artist who studied at Indiana University and now resides in New York. (Find him on Twitter, All About Jazz, Myspace, or Youtube). He recently released his second album, Escaping Shadows, on the Concord Jazz label. It features Benny Reid (alto saxophone & keyboards), Richard Padron […]

  • Live gig recording: Julian N. and Geoff Peters (alto sax and piano jazz duet)

    I played piano at a wedding with my friend Julian N., a saxophonist and composer. Julian is a student at Humber College in Toronto. You can view his myspace page by clicking here. Here is a track listing with links to the individual videos: Stella by Starlight (Victor Young) Blue Bossa (Kenny Dorham) Out of […]

  • Watch Geoff performing “Tune Up” by Miles Davis

    I made a video of myself performing the song Tune Up by Miles Davis. Feel free to watch on Youtube by clicking here, or use the player below. It was the first take, and I think that some of the ideas I came up with are pretty interesting. Also check out Daniel Muniz (guitar) performing […]

  • Interview with Tenor Saxophonist Houston Person

    Found an interview with tenor saxophonist Houston Person, who is actually performing in Vancouver on this coming Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Saxophonist and composer Miguel Zenon

    On saxophonist and composer Miguel Zenon, Branford Marsalis said, “I listen for musical intelligence. Lots of jazz musicians spend their lives studying and then trying to make music out of academics. Miguel just grabbed the music. He was able to take something intellectual and make it sound organic and natural.” Zenon, who is only 26, […]