Rob Scheps

Tenor Sax

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BIOGRAPHY

Oregon native Rob Scheps began studying the tenor saxophone at age nine. He grew up on Long Island, New York. After having graduated high school at age sixteen, he enrolled in the New England Conservatory. He received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies with Honors in performance in 1986. While living in the Boston area he led his own groups; most notably the True Colors Big Band. In 1988 he moved to New York, formed the Rob Scheps Core-tet and Bartokking Heads and established himself as a formidable force on the jazz scene. A member of the Mannes College of Music Faculty,

Rob has been a workshop clinician at Bowdoin, Dartmouth, Hunter, Lewis and Clark,UMKC/ Kansas City, Friends Univ.( Wichita,KS), and Whitman Colleges

as well as Portland State and the University of Connecticut.

PERFORMANCE/RECORDING RESUME

John Abercrombie

Muhal Richard Abrams

PDQ Bach

Jaki Byard

Gil Evans

Eddie Henderson

Terumasa Hino

Mel Lewis

Nancy King

Jack Mac Duff

Bob Moses

Dianne Reeves

Buddy Rich

Sam Rivers

Arturo Sandoval

Gunther Schuller

Mel Torme

Clark Terry

Julius Hemphill

Henry Threadgill

HONORS

Down Beat Magazine Awards:

Best Chamber Music Performance,Soprano Sax Solo (1985)

Bas Relief, Best Funk Group (1984)

Outstanding Performance, Tenor Sax Solo (1987)

Outstanding performance, Rob Scheps Quintet(1987)

COMPOSITION COMMISSIONS

IN THE ARMS OF CRISIS, Brass Arts Collective,NYC

GIFTS Private collection, Boston

LISOTTE, commissioned by artist and sculptor, Louise Bourgeoise

DISCOGRAPHY

Terumasa Hino

BLUESTRUCK

Blue Note Records

Bob Moses

Time Stood Still

Grammavision

JCA with Sam Rivers & Julius Hemphill

Flux

Northeastern

Duffy Jackson

Swing,Swing,Swing

Milestone/Fantasy

Dmitri Matheny

Red Reflections

Monarch

Darrell Katz

Dreamland

Cadence

John Stowell

The Brazil Project

MAGNETS!

MAGNETS!

Live @ the Earshot Jazz Festiva

weblinks:

www.robscheps.8m.net/