JASON ROBINSON

Avant-Garde Jazz / Progressive Big Band / Post Bop / Hard Bop • United States
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American saxophonist and scholar Jason Robinson grew up in the shadows of the magnificent Sierra Nevada mountains in Northern California. Many of his early years were spent riding his bicycle past the property of the famed Folsom Prison, immortalized by Johnny Cash in “Folsom Prison Blues.” Robinson was around music from the get-go; his father is a rock guitarist and songwriter, who often invited him into his studio to help ride the faders in the days before automated mixing.

After a failed attempt to study classical saxophone technique, Robinson’s initial musical inspiration came from a combination of influences: Louis Jordan’s infectious mixture of jump blues and bebop, Jimmy Hendrix’s outrageous experimentalism, Charlie Parker’s virtuosic redefining of the alto saxophone and jazz language, and the Beatle’s late-period psychedelia.

While a high school student, Robinson began hanging on the Sacramento jazz scene. In the mid-1980s, Sac-town had a host of venues that supported a
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JASON ROBINSON From the Sun album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From the Sun
Hard Bop 1998
JASON ROBINSON Tandem album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tandem
Avant-Garde Jazz 2002
JASON ROBINSON Fingerprint album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fingerprint
Post Bop 2008
JASON ROBINSON Cerberus Rising album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cerberus Rising
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009
JASON ROBINSON The Two Faces of Janus album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Two Faces of Janus
Avant-Garde Jazz 2010
JASON ROBINSON Cerberus Reigning album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cerberus Reigning
Avant-Garde Jazz 2010
JASON ROBINSON Jason Robinson and Anthony Davis : Cerulean Landscape album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jason Robinson and Anthony Davis : Cerulean Landscape
Avant-Garde Jazz 2010
JASON ROBINSON Tiresian Symmetry album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tiresian Symmetry
Avant-Garde Jazz 2012
JASON ROBINSON Jason Robinson Janus Ensemble : Resonant Geographies album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jason Robinson Janus Ensemble : Resonant Geographies
Progressive Big Band 2018

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