Name Seamus Blake
|Years active 1993-present|
Associated acts Mingus Big Band
|Origin Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
Albums Reeds Ramble, Jazz Side of the Moon: Th, Way Out Willy, Live In Italy, The Bloomdaddies
Education Berklee College of Music
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Seamus Blake (born December 8, 1970) is a Canadian tenor saxophonist and composer currently residing in New York City.
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Blake was born in London, England and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His mother introduced him to jazz when he was a child and he later attended Berklee School of Music in Boston. Upon graduation, he moved to New York City. In February 2002, he won the Thelonious Monk International Saxophone Competition. He currently plays with his own quintet (featuring David Kikoski, Lage Lund, Bill Stewart, and Matt Clohesy) and has been a regular with the Mingus Big Band as well as many other New York musicians.
As a Leader
With Dave Douglas
With Antonio Sanchez
With Bill Stewart