New York City-based trumpeter and composer Dr. Jonathan Saraga, is a Blue Truffle Music and Fresh Sound Records recording artist. He took 1st place in the 2007 International Trumpet Guild Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition, competed as a finalist in the 2009 Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition, and was a selected-participant in the 2011 School for Improvisational Music Summer Intensive Program, the 2015 Banff International Summer Intensive Program in Jazz and Creative Music, and the 2019 Banff Early Fall Musicians in Residence program. Jonathan received the 2016 ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award, and is a 2-time Semi-Finalist as well as a Winner in the 2016 & 2017 International Songwriting Competition. Jonathan has played in ensembles led by highly artists such as Steve Coleman, Henry Cole, Maria Schneider, Darcy James Argue, Orrin Evans, Josh Evans, Jason Marshall, Jimmy Greene, Tyshawn Sorey, Eric Bergen and the Afro- Latin Jazz Orchestra. He teaches for NYC-based organizations such as The Afro-Latin Jazz Academy, The Gramercy Brass Orchestra of New York, New York Ensemble Classes, and The New York Jazz Academy, as well as a Graduate Part-Time Instructor at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
The artist fee of $18 is per set for this show.