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Perico Sambeat




Perico Sambeat

Instructor

  • Alto and soprano saxophonist
  • Studied harmony and arrangements with Zé Eduardo at the Taller de Mùsics
  • Attended the New School in New York and performed with Lee Konitz, Jimmy Cobb, and Joe Chambers
  • Performances with Steve Lacy, Daniel Humair, Fred Hersch, Bob Moses, Louis Bellson, Michael Brecker, Bob Mintzer, Maria Schneider, Pat Metheny, and Kenny Wheeler
  • More than 20 recordings as a leader and nearly 100 recordings as a sideman, with such artists as Brad Mehldau, Kurt Rosenwinkel, and Tete Montoliu
  • Latin Grammy nominee
  • Winner of numerous awards, including the Bird Award given by the North Sea Jazz Festival and best recording of the year (Flamenco Big Band)