Alfredo Colon

Musician


New York, NY
Alto Saxophone, EWI, Electronics
@fredlikestheinternet
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Brooklyn: Get Your Jazz On! Featuring Jazz Saxophonist Alfredo Colon & Friends

  • Saturday, October 2, 2021, at 6:00 PM
  • Prospect Park Rose Garden

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Alfredo Colon is a New York City native. The saxophonist was born to immigrant parents from the Dominican Republic and grew up in Washington Heights. He studied under musicians such as Lee Konitz, Jason Rigby, Steve Wilson and Jacob Sacks

Alfredo specializes in the use of the electronic wind instrument ( EWI ). He can be seen performing on it regularly with his band Secret Mall as well as several other groups.

The saxophonist has performed with musicians such as Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Nels Cline, Chad Edward Taylor, Gene Lake, Kenny Grohowski, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Jason Rigby, Jacob Sacks and many other esteemed musicians. He has also performed at venues such as The Jazz Gallery, National Sawdust, Birdland, The Appel Room at Lincoln Center, The Louis Armstrong House, SOUTH Jazz Kitchen and several music festivals such as Afropunk Music Festival, The Composers Now Festival, The Outsiders Creative and Improvised Music Festival.

Colon was awarded the Jazz Coalition Commission Fund Grant in

Traditional Repertoire

Alfredo Colon usually performs in the Jazz idiom. Often performing original works, pieces by his peers, works from the great american songbook, and many works by post bop composers such as Ornette Coleman, Eric Dolphy, Mal Waldron and many others.

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Performed groupmuses (7)

A jazz trio 'muse in Greenpoint!

  • Friday, July 23, 2021, at 6:30 PM
  • Greenpoint NY

This groupmuse happened about 2 months ago

Virtual Happy Hour & Jazz Concert

  • Thursday, February 18, 2021, at 3:30 PM
  • Washington, D.C.
This groupmuse happened 7 months ago

The Moving Orchestra Presents: Collaboration Extravaganza

  • Saturday, November 28, 2020, at 7:00 PM
  • New York, NY

This groupmuse happened 10 months ago

Lost Melodies: A Celebration of Black Musicians

  • Saturday, June 20, 2020, at 2:00 PM
  • West Village

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

Dancing Through the World: Folk Tune Galore

  • Saturday, May 23, 2020, at 2:00 PM
  • Stream from home

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

The Moving Orchestra Presents: Mind Theatre

  • Saturday, February 15, 2020, at 7:00 PM
  • NoHo New York, NY

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

The Moving Orchestra Presents: Keep It A Secret!

  • Saturday, January 11, 2020, at 7:00 PM
  • Chinatown New York, NY

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago