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Where are you located?
Boston MA
What is your affiliation to the Jazz World?
Musical Artist, Educator, Clinician, Composer, Author, Jazz Historian
Tell us a little about your background...
Saxophonist, composer, author and educator, Jeff Harrington is a Professor at Berklee College of Music (where he teaches saxophone, improvisation and jazz history), a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Affiliated Artist and a Harvard University MLSP Instructor.

An active performer, recording artist and clinician, he has performed in Europe, St. Thomas, Martinique, the Philippines, Barbados, Los Angeles, the southwest US and throughout New England.

Through his International Jazz Correspondence Lessons®, he distance-teaches improvisation and saxophone world-wide.

His 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 an upcoming CD by Reed Dieffenbach are due out in 2011.

In addition, he's the author of Blues Improvisation Complete (Berklee Press / Hal Leonard), available in Bb, Eb, C and C bass clef versions, Famous Saxophone Solos from R&B, Pop and Smooth Jazz (Berklee Press / Hal Leonard), Great Tenor Saxophone Solos, Vol. 1 & 2, Great Smooth Jazz, R&B, and Pop Tenor Saxophone Solos, and Written Solos On Standard Tunes, Vol. 1 & 2.

Essential Solos on Standard Progressions (Advance Music) is due out in 2012.

Performing credits include touring as a featured soloist with the Gene Krupa Orchestra and performances with Milt Hinton, Ricky Ford, Makoto Ozone, Kenwood Denard, Bruce Gertz, Joe H***, Bob Gillotti, Bob Kaufman, Oscar Stegnaro, Rachael Z, George Schuller, Jon Damian, Billy Kilson, Ron Savage, Tim Rey, Vinny Gollia, and Mike Turk among others. Locally, he freelances in the Boston area.

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

His degrees include an M.M. from New England Conservatory of Music and a B.M. from Berklee College of Music, as well as, additional undergraduate studies at The Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, Manhattan School of Music and Bennington College.
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What Instrument do you play?
Saxophone
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http://jeffharrington.com/
When Is Your CD Scheduled For Release?
September
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