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Master classes

James Brandon Lewis, saxophone

Salle 20 • Cité de la musique et de la danse

Jeudi 07 novembre • de 15h à 18h

Complicité avec Jazzdor

James Brandon Lewis (b.1983 Buffalo NY ) is a critically acclaimed saxophonist, composer, recording artist and educator  . Lewis has received accolades from New York Times, Q Magazine and cultural tastemakers such as Ebony Magazine, who hailed him as one of the “7 Young Players to Watch” in todays scene . Lewis has shared stages with  Ken Filiano, Darius Jones, and Jason Hwang, William Parker, Hamiet Bluiett , Hamid Drake , Ravi Coltrane , Jimmy Heath Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Joe Lovano  Dave Douglas, Marc Ribot, Anthony Coleman and many others. James Brandon Lewis Lewis has been endorsed by Jazz legend Saxophonist Sonny Rollins  “ Promising young player with the potential to do great things having listened to the Elders”. – Jazz Magazine (France). New York Times had this to say about Lewis  » James Brandon Lewis , A Jazz Saxophonist in his 30’s,Raw Toned But Measured, Doesn’t sound steeped in current  jazz academy values There’s an Independence about him. » James Brandon Lewis Leads numerous ensembles and is the Co- Founder of Poetry Music Ensemble Heroes Are Gang Leaders   Lewis attended Howard University and holds an MFA from California Institute of the Arts.

Les master classes son réservées aux élèves et étudiants du Conservatoire et de l’Académie supérieure de musique de Strasbourg-HEAR. Possibilité d’y assister en tant qu’auditeur.