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Michael Griffin

General Details

2013 Thelonious Monk International Saxophone Competition

Learn to play real Jazz saxophone from one of the best in the business. Worldwide respected Saxophonist

* 4 TIME FINALIST FOR GENERATIONS IN JAZZ JAMES MORRISON SCHOLARSHIP

* 2013 THELONIOUS MONK INTERNATIONAL SAXOPHONE COMP SEMIFINALIST

* FEATURED IN DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE (USA)

* NOMINATED FOR 2016 YOUNG AUSTRALIAN JAZZ ARTIST OF THE YEAR

* DEBUT ALBUMUNEXPECTED GREETING” (ABC) 4 STARS IN “THE AUSTRALIAN”

* PERFORMED LIVE ON ABC (Perth) with GEOFF HUTCHISON

* WORKED IN NEW YORK WITH DRUMMER BILLY KAYE (CHARLIE PARKER, THELONIOUS MONK, STANLEY TURRENTINE)

Have performed at Melbourne International Jazz festival, Manly Jazz Festival, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Entertainment Centre, Sydney Town Hall, Foundry 616, The Basement, 505, The Ellington (Perth) Smalls Jazz Club (NYC), Smoke Jazz Club (NYC), Fat Cat (NYC), Smithsonian (Washington D.C) and many more

“What he has achieved insures an
extremely bright future.” – Jimmy Heath (USA)

“He Flaunts an assertive tone, with an advanced harmonic sensibility and technical fluency that confirm his reverence to Bird and Cannonball Adderley”- Bob Doerschuk (Downbeat Magazine)

These details were last updated on January 31, 2017