HERB WILSON - SAXOPHONES

Saxophonist Herb Wilson performs in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Florida, Illinois, Michigan and Ohio.

He performs in concert halls, nightclubs, country clubs, stadiums, theaters, hotels, churches, correctional facilities, synagogues and private homes. Performances include classical recitals, small group and big band jazz ensembles, top 40, 1950’s, jazz, rhythm and blues styles. Herb Wilson has performed with Eddie and Bobby Buster, Jessie Austin, Bill Baker's Five Satins, Richard McCrae and many others. He has also shared the stage with Jimmy McGriff, Groove Holmes and Joe Diorio. Herb Wilson recently appeared in the award winning Jazz Documentary "Unsung Heroes." The Herb Wilson Quartet was showcased on the Jazz Program “Bourbon Street” and performed the soundtrack for a video production of the Ted Schine play "Herbert III." In addition to being a Panelist for the Connecticut Commission On The Arts Herb is an Adjudicator for the Connecticut Music Educators Association. Herb currently serves on the boards of Neighborhood Music School and Jazz Haven.

 

A classical saxophone graduate of Hiram College he continued graduate studies in Music Education at Teacher's College/Columbia University. He was a Guest Lecturer at the Crane School of Music and has taught Jazz Studies at the University of Bridgeport. 

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