JEFF HARRINGTON

 

 

 

 

Study with Jeff Harrington, Berklee Professor, MIT Affiliated Artist, Harvard University MLSP Instructor, and Rico-D’Addario Performing Artist. STATE-OF-THE-ART instruction all aspects of saxophone technique and improvisation for all styles and levels (beginner, intermediate, pro). http://www.jeffharrington.com 

Performances and workshops in Europe, St. Thomas, China, Martinique, the Philippines, Barbados, Los Angeles, Taiwan, the southwest US and throughout New England. Through his Online Jazz Lessons™, he teaches improvisation and saxophone world-wide as well as private lessons in the Newton and Boston, MA areas. 

Recordings include Cosmic Motion Picture with his own quartet, One by the Reed Dieffenbach Quartet, Homecookin'! (Reed Dieffenbach Quintet) and So Tru by Trudy Sandhaus, among others. A new solo album, Emanation, as well as a CD by Reed Dieffenbach are forthcoming.

His books include Blues Improvisation Complete (Berklee Press / Hal Leonard), available in Bb, Eb, C and C Bass versions, Famous Saxophone Solos from R&B, Pop and Smooth Jazz (Berklee Press / Hal Leonard), Great Tenor Saxophone Solos, Vol. 1, Great Smooth Jazz, R&B, and Pop Tenor Saxophone Solos, Written Solos on Standard Tunes, Vol. 1 and Great Tenor Saxophone Solos, Vol. 2. Essential Solos On Standard Progressions (Advance Music) is due out this year.

Performing credits include touring as a featured soloist with the Gene Krupa Orchestra and performances with Milt Hinton, Ricky Ford, George Schuller, Rachael Z, Joe Hunt, Kenwood Dennard, Baron Brown, Svatobor Macak, Vinny Golia, Teddy Kotick, Jon Damian, Billy Kilson, Jan Smigmator, John Lockwood, Gabrielle Goodman, Bob Gullotti, Makoto Ozone, Jon Finn and many others. Locally, he freelances in the Boston area.

Studies in saxophone, improvisation, composition, clarinet, flute, piano and drums with Jerry Bergonzi, Joe Viola, George Garzone, Rick Margitza, Charlie Banocas, Andy Snitzer, John Mehegan, Jack Berky, George Russell, John La Porta, Arnie Lawrence, Jimmy Guiffre, Ra-Kalam Bob Moses, Bill Dixon, Barry Harris, Leon Russianoff, Ignatius Gennusa, Henry Brant, Matt Marvuglio and Milford Graves.

M.M. New England Conservatory of Music;  B.M. from Berklee College of Music; additional undergrad studies at The Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, Manhattan School of Music and Bennington College.

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