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Jessica Lurie

Saxophone from Brooklyn, NY - Will travel up to 100 miles
MEMBER SINCE 2013
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$75 - $500 per event
Brooklyn-based Jessica Lurie is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist and composer, performing on saxophones, flute, clarinet, voice, accordion and electronics. She is a classically trained flautist and has studied jazz performance on saxophone and flute as well as composition at Wesleyan University.

She performs in many styles of music, including jazz, funk, blues, latin, klezmer, balkan and classical. Her Jessica Lurie Ensemble has received critical acclaim from Downbeat, Emusic, Jazz Times, and more for her latest CD, Megaphone Heart (ZipaMusic, 2012).

Known for "melding lyrical pop, stinging rock, rhythmic Eastern European folk music and improvisation-heavy jazz with a dose of free-wheeling avant-groove-meets-grind" (Dan Oulette), she has toured the US and Europe numerous times with her Ensemble, and as member of the Tiptons Sax Quartet and the Living Daylights Trio. Highlight appearances include the NYC Winter Jazz Fest, Vienna Klezmore Festival, SXSW, Motovun International Film Festival, Athens Babel Arts Festival, Earwing No Jazz, JVC Jazz Festival, CMJ, High Sierra Music Festival, Canadian Music Festival, Bumbershoot International Music Festival and the Seattle Earshot Jazz Festival.

As a side-person, composer and collaborator, Jessica is featured on over 50 recordings. She has worked with international artists including David Krakauer, Bill Frisell, Chuck D & The Fine Arts Militia, The Indigo Girls, Mark Ribot, Karl Denson, Frank London, Vinicio Caposella, Otto Lechner, Nels Cline, Amy Denio, Jacob Fred Jazz Odessy, Kenny Wolleson, Bernie Worrell and Ivan Neville. She composes for multi-media, dance, theater and film, and has collaborated on over 20 multi-media works with visual artist Danijel Zezelj, Great Small Works and NYC's Circus Amok.
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Flute
Saxophone
Americana Singer
Blues Saxophone
Jazz Saxophone
Wedding Singer
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Jessica Lurie will also travel to Jamaica, Flushing, Far Rockaway, Arverne, Inwood, Long Island City, Cedarhurst, Lawrence, New York, Valley Stream, Woodmere, Atlantic Beach, Elmont, Floral Park, Hewlett, Glen Oaks, Lynbrook, Malverne, Bronx, East Rockaway, Franklin Square, Hoboken, Jersey City, New Hyde Park, Garden City, Great Neck, Island Park, Long Beach, Oceanside, Paramus.
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