Meet Saxophonist Zoe Obadia article @ All About Jazz

Rising Stars Courtesy Christopher Drukker By Sanford Josephson September 1, 2022 Sign in to view read count Her focus, drive, preparedness, and boundless creativity allowed her to develop a mature improvisational ability at a young age. —Mike Lee This first article appeared in Jersey Jazz Magazine. In April 2019, alto saxophonist ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Zoe Obadia … Read more

Meet Laura Simone-Martin article @ All About Jazz

Rising Stars Courtesy AV Brown Photography By Sanford Josephson July 12, 2022 Sign in to view read count Studying under John Clayton at the Vail Jazz Workshop was life changing. He’s one of the nicest and most supportive teachers I ever had. —Laura Simone-Martin ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Laura-Simone Martin was planning to play the cello. But … Read more

Wells Fargo Jazz For Teens article @ All About Jazz

Courtesy Courtesy of NJPAC By Sanford Josephson May 2, 2022 Sign in to view read count We not only teach things through the curricula of pedagogy, but we’re giving first-hand accounts. —Mark Gross This first article appeared in Jersey Jazz Magazine Clay Hudson grew up in a family “surrounded by music, and it rubbed off … Read more

Meet Anthony Hervey article @ All About Jazz

Courtesy Viola Chan By Sanford Josephson April 4, 2022 Sign in to view read count He’s a great listener and is always present to what is going on around him. That makes him valuable as a soloist and an ensemble player. —Andy Farber ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Anthony Hervey was in the sixth grade when he discovered … Read more

Meet Vocalist Anais Reno article @ All About Jazz

By SANFORD JOSEPHSON March 1, 2022 Sign in to view read count She’s mature beyond her years and has a bright future in front of her. —Emmet Cohen ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Anaïs Reno (now 18) began taking voice lessons from singer/songwriter ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Sarah Tolar. “I feel very grateful to her,” Reno said, “because after a … Read more