Performance, Recording, & Education

MATT COUZENS

Matt Couzens' Tenor Sax Palm Keys artistic stage shot

About

PASSION DEDICATION JOY

Matt Couzens has been playing alto/tenor/baritone saxophone for over 20 years. He holds degrees in music (classical and jazz) from Santa Rosa Junior College (AA 1998) and Sonoma State University (BM 2000). He also briefly studied as a post graduate at Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. Matt studied saxophone with Ralph Carney, Duane Ewing, Ari Camarota, Ernie Small, and Harvey Weinapple. He has also studied jazz improvisation with Bennett Friedman, Jeff Pittson, and Mel Graves. He has toured and recorded extensively.
 
A member of several Bay Area bands, much of his other work comes from sit-in and sight reading gigs. Born in Germany, Matt moved to the Bay Area when he was three years old and has called the Bay Area his home ever since. He has played in countless bands of most genres including: Swing, Jazz, Rockabilly, Funk, Ska, Blues, Dixieland, Soul, Hip Hop, Top 40, and more. Matt has been teaching new and experienced musicians of all ages for most of his adult life.

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Matt Couzens Taking a Bow USS Hornet

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Upcoming Shows

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ORIGINAL MUSIC

Compositions

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"Get Lucky" by Daft Punk (Solo Sax Loop)

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Contact

Are you looking for a professional Saxophone Player for your event, recording session, or ensemble?

415.871.8527

415.871.8527

Oakland, CA, USA

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