Miguel Zenón

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Miguel Zenón
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Miguel Zenon, moers festival 2009
Background information
Birth name Miguel A. Zenón
Born (1976-12-30) December 30, 1976 (age 37)
Genres Jazz
Occupations Saxophonist
Instruments Alto saxophone
Website miguelzenon.com
Members Luis Perdomo, Hans Glawischnig, Henry Cole

Miguel Zenón (born December 30, 1976) is an alto saxophonist, composer and bandleader. He won a 2008 MacArthur Fellowship.[1]

Life[edit]

He graduated from Berklee College of Music, and from the Manhattan School of Music.

He founded Caravana Cultural, which has free concerts at Puerto Rico.[2]

Discography[edit]

as Leader
as Sideman
  • Kenny Werner, Coalition (September 2014)/Half Note Records
  • Julien Labro, From This Point Forward (May 2014)/Azica Records
  • Bobby Avey, Authority Melts For Me (May 2014)/Whirlwind Recordings
  • Jeff Ballard Trio, Time's Tales (February 2014)/Okeh Records
  • SFJAZZ Collective: Wonder - The Songs of Stevie Wonder (2013)/ SFJAZZ Records
  • SFJAZZ Collective: Live SFJAZZ Center 2013 - The Music of Chick Corea & New Compositions (2013)/SFJAZZ Records
  • Alexis Cuadrado, A Lorca Landscape (September 2013)/ Sunnyside Records
  • Luis Perdomo, Links (May 2013)/ Criss Cross Jazz
  • SFJAZZ COllective, Wonder: The Songs of Stevie Wonder (2012)
  • Andy Montañez, Sueño (November 2012)
  • David Gilmore, Numerology - Live at The Jazz Standard (September 2012)
  • Guillermo Klein, Carrera (May 2012)/Sunnyside Records
  • Miles Okazaki,Figurations (May 2012)/ Sunnyside Records
  • Edmar Castaneda, Double Portion (March 2012)
  • Henry Cole & The Afrobeat Collective, Roots Before Branches (March 2012)
  • SFJAZZ Collective, Live 2011 8th Annual Concert Tour (September 2011) SFJAZZ Records
  • Aaron Goldberg & Guillermo Klein, Bienestan (June 2011)/ Sunnyside Records
  • Adam Cruz, Milestone (April 2011)/ Sunnyside Records
  • SFJAZZ Collective, Live 2010 7th Annual Concert Tour (October 2010) SFJAZZ Records
  • Antonio Sanchez, Live In New York At The Jazz Standard (August 2010) CAM Jazz
  • SFJAZZ Collective, Live 2009 6th Annual Concert Tour (October 2009) SFJAZZ Records
  • Miles Okazaki,Generations (2009)/ Sunnyside Records
  • Paoli Mejias, Jazzambia (2008)
  • SFJAZZ Collective, Live 2008 5th Annual Concert Tour (October 2008) SFJAZZ Records
  • Guillermo Klein, Filtros (2008)/Sunnyside Records
  • Hans Glawischnig, Panorama (January 2008) Sunnyside Records
  • SFJAZZ Collective, Live 2007 4th Annual Concert Tour (July 2007) SFJAZZ Records
  • The Jason Lindner Big Band,Live at The Jazz Gallery (May 2007) Ansic Records
  • SFJAZZ Collective, Live 2006 3rd Annual Concert Tour (January 2007) SFJAZZ Records
  • Brian Lynch, Spheres of Influence Suite (2006)Ewe Records
  • Miles Okazaki,Mirror (2006)
  • Paoli Mejias, Transcend (2006)
  • SFJAZZ Collective,SFJAZZ Collective 2, (March 2006) Nonesuch Records
  • SFJAZZ Collective, Live 2005 2nd Annual Concert Tour (January 2006) SFJAZZ Records
  • Edsel Gomez, Cubist Music (January 2006) Zoho Music
  • Charlie Haden & The Liberation Music Orchestra, Not In Our Name (September 2005) Verve
  • Mingus Big Band, I Am Three (June 2005)
  • SFJAZZ Collective, SFJAZZ Collective (May 2005) Nonesuch Records
  • Brian Lynch, 24/7 (April 2005) Nagel Heyer
  • Gilson Schachnik, Lampiao (2004) Candid
  • The Sound of New York Jazz Underground (December 2004) Fresh Sound New Talent
  • Chiara Civello, Last Quarter Moon (February 2005),Verve
  • SFJAZZ Collective, Inaugural Season 2004(August 2004)
  • Charlie Haden, The Land of the Sun(August 2004),Verve
  • David Sanchez, Coral(August 2004)/Sony
  • Luis Perdomo, Focus Point(September 2004)/RKM
  • Paoli Mejias, Mi Tambor(2004)
  • Kendrick Oliver & The New Life Jazz Orchestra, Welcome to New Life(2003)/Sphere
  • Hans Glawischnig, Common Ground(2003)/Fresh Sound New Talent
  • The Jinga Quintet, A Day Gone By (2003)/Fresh Sound World Jazz
  • Ray Barretto, Hommage to Art Blakey (2003)/Sunnyside
  • Quite Sane, The Child of Trouble Times (2002)/Rykodisc
  • Edu Tancredi y el Bandon 33, Ongoing Dreams (2002)/Fresh Sound
  • Guillermo Klein, Los Guachos 3 (2002)/Sunnyside
  • Mika Pohjola, Landmark (2002)/Blue Music Group
  • Sebastian Weiss, Momentum (2001)/Fresh Sound New Talent
  • William Cepeda, Branching Out (2001)/Blue Jackel Entertainment
  • David Sanchez, Travesia (2001)/Columbia
  • Greg Tardy, Abundance (2001)/Palmetto Jazz
  • Stephan Crump, Tuckahoe (2001)/Accurate
  • David Sanchez, Melaza (2001)/Columbia
  • Either/Orchestra,More Beautiful Than Death (2000)/Accurate
  • Gilson Schachnik, Raw (2000)/Brownstone
  • Gabriel Rodriguez, Beginning (1999)
  • Edu Tancredi & Bandon 33, (1998)/Brownstone

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