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Loren Stillman


Saxophonist/composer Loren Stillman has performed and recorded throughout the US, Europe and Japan with his own ensembles and those led by Charlie Harden, Carla Bley, Paul Motian, John Abercrombie, Andy Milne’s Dapp Theory, Michele Rosewoman, and the Village Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. An alum of both Manhattan School of Music and The New School (School of Jazz and Contemporary Music), he received two Outstanding Performance Awards in 1996 and 1998 and the Rising Star Jazz Artist Award in 2004 from Down Beat Magazine. He was a semifinalist in the 2002 Thelonious Monk Saxophone Competition and in 2005 he received the CMA/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming and the ASCAP Young Jazz Composers Award.

He is hailed as “a writer and a stylist that has found a previously unoccupied slot in the jazz spectrum” (Jazz Review UK).


Updated February 2017