Saxophonist Tavis Yearwood | Teen Jazz Artist

Why did you begin studying music?

With me being a freshman in high school I can’t say that i’m studying music but its what i want to do with my life and I’m extremely serious about it. It is my favorite thing to do in the entire world and I look forward to being a music major once i reach college.

What are you doing with music now?

Right now I’m trying to get my name out in the music world in my area by playing at jam sessions, auditioning for every honor band and other audition entry band around, and school concerts.

Saxophonist Tavis Yearwood

Located in Orlando, FL, USA

  • Saxophonist
  • Doubles on Flute
  • 4 years of playing

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What is your instrument setup?

Cannonball Big Bell Stone Series Black Nickel Tenor, Otto Link Super Tone Master 6, Rico Royal Blue Box 3

Who are some of your influences?

Kenny G, Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Grover Washington Jr., Eric Marienthal, David Sanborn, Michael Brecker, Jeff Lorber, Brian Culbertson.

Who have you studied with?

Christina Hart, Kimberly Zipoli, Ryan Davenport, Corey Futrell, Billy Meether

What would you like to do with music in the future?

My dream is to become a professional musician creating my own solo studio albums and to share my music with the rest of the world.

 Any additional information you would like to add?

I am a Soprano, Alto, Tenor saxophonist as well as a flutist. I’ve been apart of the All-County Honor Band twice and the All-County Honor Jazz Band once.

 

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Published on: December 29, 2014

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