Adam Larson

Tenor Sax

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Originally from Normal, IL, twenty four year-old saxophonist-composer Adam Larson, endorsed artist for P. Mauriat saxophones, D'Addario Woodwinds, Lebayle and Bari mouthpieces, began playing saxophone at the age of 11. Described by critic Howard Reich of The Chicago-Tribune as a player for whom the word prodigious was coined, by Peter Hum of the Ottawa Citizen as a saxophonist who brings Donny McCaslin and Mark Turner to mind, and by Nate Chinen of The New York Times as a self-assured young saxophonist, Upon completion of his Bachelors degree at The Manhattan School of Music in May of 2012, Larson was selected as a member of the inaugural Manhattan School of Music Jazz Institute to continue his studies as a Masters student.

Larson keeps an active schedule with his quintet and as a sideman, having performed at several New York City venues including The Jazz Gallery, The Blue Note, The Village Vanguard, Smalls, Cornelia St. Café, The Kitano, Dizzys Club-Coca Cola, and several others. Larson has also headlined at the historic Jazz Showcase in Chicago, IL and as a sideman,

Larson continues to be a sought after clinician and master class presenter at several high schools and Universities across the Midwest and beyond, including appearances at Roosevelt College, University of Illinois, Northern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire, Illinois Wesleyan University, Hutchinson Community College, University of North Texas and most recently as a guest lecturer at The Manhattan School of Music.

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