JAY RODRIGUEZ

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Jay Rodriguez is one of the busiest men in jazz, and one of the few playing most all the reeds as a leader and sideman with wildly diverse musicians, synthesizing these experiences within his own projects. Jay picked up the clarinet in grade school at age 7, after moving to NYC in 1970 from Barranquilla, Colombia, and furthered his reed studying with Phil Woods (´82-´84), Joe Allard, Tito D’Rivera (father of Paquito) and Joe Henderson. He was playing lead alto with the late great Tito Puente by the age of 15, graduated with the highest honors from New York City’s renowned High School for the Performing Arts and continued his studies at Manhattan School of Music and The New School.

When asked about his childhood, Rodriguez recalls: My saxophone guru, Mark Friedman, tried to teach me how important it was to be a kid. Of course, I didn’t listen, so
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JAY RODRIGUEZ Orimar's Flying Machine album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Orimar's Flying Machine
Post Bop 1997

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JAY RODRIGUEZ Ursula D. : Prohibitive / Spirits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ursula D. : Prohibitive / Spirits
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1992

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JAY RODRIGUEZ Live At The Fez - NYC - 07.03.03 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Fez - NYC - 07.03.03
Fusion 2003
JAY RODRIGUEZ Jay Rodriguez, Chucho Valdés ‎: Live In Italy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jay Rodriguez, Chucho Valdés ‎: Live In Italy
Hard Bop 2007
JAY RODRIGUEZ Your Sound : Live At Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Your Sound : Live At Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
Post Bop 2018

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