Introduction As a classical saxophone player I find there to be so many different great recordings and interpretations by talented saxophonists around the world. It’s fascinating when analyzing where saxophonists take their phrases and expression as most saxophone players don’t have the same interpretation even though they may be performing the same piece. This list [read more…]
About Manny Martinez
New Jersey native Manny Martinez is a recent recipient of a Bachelors of Music in Music Education from The College of New Jersey where he studied saxophone with Kathleen Mitchell. As a saxophonist Manny is mainly a classical based player but does have an avid love of listening to, playing, and studying jazz as well. Manny has held principal positions in the TCNJ Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, and has held the Soprano Chair in the TCNJ Saxophone Quartet. In February of 2015 he received the honor of serving as the principal saxophonist of the New Jersey Band Association’s Intercollegiate Wind Ensemble. In Fall of 2015 he will be continuing his studies at Temple University’s Boyer College of Music for a Masters in Saxophone Performance under Marshall Taylor.