GARY SMULYAN

Hard Bop / Pop/Art Song/Folk • United States
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Gary Smulyan (born on April 4, 1956 in Bethpage, New York) is a jazz musician who plays baritone saxophone. He studied at SUNY before working with Woody Herman. He currently leads a trio with bassist Ray Drummond and drummer Kenny Washington. Smulyan is also the current baritone saxophonist with the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, and played with its previous incarnation, the Mel Lewis Big Band. He also plays baritone saxophone with the Dave Holland Big Band and Octet, and the Dizzy Gillespie All Star Big Band, and he has performed and recorded with Carla Bley's Big Band. Smulyan's biggest influence is Pepper Adams. When Adams died, Smulyan recorded an album entitled Homage,which featured eight pieces composed by Adams. He has recorded additional albums for Criss Cross Jazz, as well as Reservoir Records, including the critically acclaimed "High Noon: The Jazz Soul of Frankie Laine," featuring arrangements by Mark Masters. Since 2006, Smulyan has read more...
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GARY SMULYAN The Lure of Beauty album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Lure of Beauty
Hard Bop 1990
GARY SMULYAN Homage (To Pepper Adams) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Homage (To Pepper Adams)
Hard Bop 1991
GARY SMULYAN Saxophone Mosaic album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Saxophone Mosaic
Hard Bop 1993
GARY SMULYAN Gary Smulyan with Strings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gary Smulyan with Strings
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1997
GARY SMULYAN Blues Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues Suite
Hard Bop 2000
GARY SMULYAN The Real Deal album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Real Deal
Hard Bop 2003
GARY SMULYAN Hidden Treasures album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hidden Treasures
Hard Bop 2006
GARY SMULYAN More Treasures album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
More Treasures
Hard Bop 2007
GARY SMULYAN High Noon: The Jazz Soul of Frankie Laine album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
High Noon: The Jazz Soul of Frankie Laine
Hard Bop 2009
GARY SMULYAN Smul’s Paradise album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Smul’s Paradise
Hard Bop 2012
GARY SMULYAN Gary Smulyan / Dominic Chianese: Bella Napoli album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gary Smulyan / Dominic Chianese: Bella Napoli
Hard Bop 2013
GARY SMULYAN Alternative Contrafacts album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alternative Contrafacts
Hard Bop 2018
GARY SMULYAN Our Contrafacts album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Our Contrafacts
Hard Bop 2020

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GARY SMULYAN Royalty At Le Duc album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Royalty At Le Duc
Hard Bop 2017
GARY SMULYAN Bird's Eye · Encounter album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bird's Eye · Encounter
Hard Bop 2019

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