Live improvised music collaboration with DJ's of all types and ranges of genera.
Price Range: $200 and up
Gig Length: 10 - 240 minutes
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What to Expect
Dressed to inspire with full expression of self. Positive exuberant attitude. Excited to collaborate and mingle with others to add the best possible aspects of the sexy sax to each experience.
JAZZ, FUNK, SOUL, HIP-HOP, ELECTRONICA, HOUSE, AMBIENT, CLASSICAL
EVENTS + PERFORMANCE
percussion, drums, piano, guitar, cello, violin, vocals
Aerial saxophone performance
COMPOSITION + ARRANGING
Commissions or Collaboration
Beginner to advanced
MASTERS IN JAZZ COMPOSITION - UNLV
Studied composition and arranging with pianist for the hit series "The Family Guy", Dave Loeb; legendary arranger and guitarist, Joe Lano; and composer for Las Vegas Philharmonic, Nathan Tanouye.
Studied saxophone with Mar Solis, Dave Stambaugh and Alex Lopez.
BACHELOR IN SAXOPHONE PERFORMANCE - SUU
Studied with Ahti Muallah, Joe Muscolino, Alan Michaels.
Finals contestant of the Kingston International Concerto Competition.
Winner of the Salute to Youth Concerto Competition with Southwest Symphony Orchestra.
Winner of the Louie Armstrong award and Best in Jazz at Southern Utah University.
Quartet leader (New York City, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City)
Cool and the Gang - modern lineup (shared stage with artists Coolio and Fergie in the Las Vegas, Venetian)
Miss Velvet and the Blue Wolf (New York City)
Delisco and the Funky Deep (Macao, China, Venetian)
Folding Legs (New York City)
Performed with greats such as:
Chris Potter, Joe LaBarbra, Bob Shepard, Gerald Wilson, Boby Shew, Joe Lano, Dave Loeb, Bruce Paulson and Tom Warrington
Las Vegas Venues
Blue Note, The Bellagio, The Venetian, The Rio, Tao, Taboo
New York City Venues
DL, Raven, House of Yes, Bowery Electric, Fat Cat, 5 Spot, Village Underground, Groove, Arlene's Grocery, Rockwood Music Hall, Rose Bar, Cafe Wha
Talin Music Festival 2017 in Talin, Estonia
National Mardi Gras Madness Tour 2018 opening for George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic
A BRIEF HISTORY
Native of Salt Lake City, Jehiah Bray has developed an eclectic and versatile range through over 20 years of experience playing the saxophone. In 2012, Jehiah journeyed to New York City where he still resides. He is immersed in the dance music scene collaborating with DJs and is also a part of a killer emerging funk/rock/soul band, Miss Velvet and the Blue Wolf, for which he has written and arranged all horn charts.
Additional Booking Notes
For large events with DJ's I require 1 available mic input.
Influences & Inspiration
Kenny Garrett, Paul Desmond, Chris Potter, Radiohead, Erykah Badu, DJ Be Svendsen, DJ Unders, DJ Sabo.
1 mic input