Location: East Tennessee
Primary Instrument: Bari sax
Other Instruments: Flute, any other sax you put in my hand.
Bands or artists who have influenced you: Cole Porter, Glenn Miller, Don Ellis, Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Ella Fitzgerald, Blossom Dearie, Eydie Gorme, George Gershwin, etc
Previous band/musical experience: 7 years on flute. Plenty of experience on bari sax. Lessons from University of Louisville, 2 years of in-school jazz, double weekend gig of an Evening With Cole Porter show [original charts, none of the arranged-for-babies bits], semester of university jazz band, performed in[at] musicals/graduations/church/etc. I've pretty much got all the bases covered.
What kind of band you are looking for: Jazz, Swing, Funk, Big Band. If you can fit in a bari, I'm game.
Gear: Selmer & Keilwerth baris, both professional models.
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