JOEL PRESS

Hard Bop / Bop / Post Bop / Jazz Related Improv/Composition • United States
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Saxophonist Joel Press is a versatile musician who has performed with such diverse players as pianist Jaki Byard, bassist Jimmy Garrison of the John Coltrane Quartet, vocalist Sheila Jordan and Duke Ellington's ubiquitous cornetist/ violinist/ vocalist Ray Nance. A native New Yorker, he pursued classical studies at The Manhattan School of Music, where he earned a Master's degree.

Joel Press speaks the language of swing based, post-World War II jazz in as singular a fashion as any living saxophonist. He has been listening to this music all of his life, and playing it for almost a half century.

In recognition of the scope of his artistry, CADENCE JAZZ RECORDS which released his CD, MAINSTREAM EXTENSIONS, included his MUSIC FROM A PASSIONATE TIME in their historical series. The latter is a unique sampling of multi-track recordings of compositions and improvisations written for dance and film in the early 1970s. While reflecting his mainstream
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JOEL PRESS Mainstream Extensions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mainstream Extensions
Hard Bop 2001
JOEL PRESS Music From a Passionate Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music From a Passionate Time
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2002
JOEL PRESS How's the Horn Treating You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
How's the Horn Treating You
Hard Bop 2005
JOEL PRESS Untying the Standard album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Untying the Standard
Post Bop 2009

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JOEL PRESS Joel Press/Harvey Diamond  : Duo Concert at Harvard U. album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joel Press/Harvey Diamond : Duo Concert at Harvard U.
Hard Bop 1998
JOEL PRESS Joel Press and Michael Kanan : Duets album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joel Press and Michael Kanan : Duets
Bop 2010
JOEL PRESS Joel Press and Spike Wilner : Duets album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joel Press and Spike Wilner : Duets
Post Bop 2011
JOEL PRESS Live at Smalls album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Smalls
Bop 2015

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