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Rudresh Mahanthappa

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sax

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United States

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Pitchfork: “jaw-dropping… one of the finest saxophonists going.”

Rudresh has worked with Jack DeJohnette, Mark Dresser, Danilo Pérez, Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra & many others.

He has over a dozen albums to his credit and has been named alto saxophonist of the year for seven of eight years running in DOWNBEAT’s International Critics’ Polls (2011-2013, 2015-2018) and was named the Village Voice’s “Best Jazz Artist” in 2015.

As an educator, he is the Director of Jazz at Princeton University.

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