Exciting Sax Quartet featuring soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxes. We play a variety of jazz and classical compositions most of which are original arrangements by Wendell Hobbs. An ideal fit for parties, concerts, jazz festivals, weddings and more!
Price Range: $200 and up
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
We provide acoustic saxophone music of the highest quality performed by musicians of the highest caliber and experience. We will tailor our music to fit your needs, even composing and arranging special music for your event if needed. You can expect professionalism from us at every level and the highest quality customer service. Our objective is to please you and have you enjoy our music.
The 9th Street Sax Quartet features Larry Shusterman on soprano sax, Ed Golaszewski on alto sax, Wendell Hobbs on tenor sax and David Kee on baritone sax. We are experienced professional musicians, each with over 40 years experience in the music industry. We have performed in supporting roles with the big bands of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, the Temptations, Kenny Rogers, Al Martino and Bobby Rydell. The list of entertainers we have backed up reads like a Who's Who of the music business. We are experienced educators as well, having taught at Settlement Music School, The University of Delaware and many local high schools. We can handle woodwind clinics and school demo's as well as any type or party or event. We have a unique sound playing both classical music as well as jazz. Most of our arrangements are written exclusively for this ensemble by Wendell Hobbs
We play a variety of music including Swing, Bossa Nova, Bebop, Ballads and Classical music such as Faure, Milhaud and Debussy
|Wendell Hobbs||Tenor sax, Leader|
|Larry Shusterman||Soprano sax|
|Ed Golaszewski||Alto sax|
|David Kee||Baritone sax|
Influences & Inspiration
We are influenced by saxophone playing of the big band era such as Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, etc. Wendell composes and arranges for the group in a modern vein taking old standards from the American Songbook and presenting them with a different twist. He is influenced greatly by the writing of Lennie Niehaus of Clint Eastwood fame.
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