Pro Baritone Saxophone Player for Hire
"Baritone saxophonist Michael Sherman exposes the instrument’s finest qualities with a raging stream of notes that travels from lows to highs with a passionate bravura."
-Chip Boaz, The Latin Jazz Corner
Michael Sherman is an emerging jazz and R&B baritone saxophone player, composer, arranger, and singer. Michael grew up in Miami Beach, FL, where he attended New World School of the Arts. While there he was chosen to be part of the Grammy Jazz Ensemble. He went on to graduate from Manhattan School of Music. Most recently he has been nominated for a 2009 Latin Grammy on the album "Kenya Revisited live" with the MSM Afro Cuban Jazz Orchestra. Accomplished in both Latin, Swing, and R&B, his newest project is putting together a Gerry Mulligan Tribute Quartet. Michael has shared the stage with Wycliffe Gordon, Terrence Blanchard, Wynton Marsalis, Irma Thomas, Jason Carter, Oscar Peterson, Hank Jones, Candido Camera, Duffy Jackson, John Fedchock, James Moody, John Faddis, Benny Golson, Terrel Stafford, Ted Nash, Bobby Sanabria Big Band, Allen Toussaint, Seneca Black, Ted Rosenthal, Barry Harris, and Coolio.
Everything From Mulligan to Machito to James Brown
2009 Latin Grammy Nominee
Manhattan School of Music Jazz Graduate
Been compared to Gerry Mulligan
I can improvise, write, arrange, and proficiently sight read.
Big band experience, medium and small group experience.
Currently touring with Lenny Kravitz. Available for studio sessions.
- Screen name:
- Member since:
- May 08 2010
- Active over 1 month ago
- Level of commitment:
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week