SAXOPHOINST CHRISTOPHER MADSEN QUINTET

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January 25, 2020
8 PM & 10PM
$20 GENERAL ADMISSION / $35 VIP PREFERRED SEATING GENERAL

Christopher Madsen’s credits as a saxophonist include performances and recordings with Paul Simon, Bobby Short, Wynton Marsalis, Victor Goines, Jeff Hamilton, Lage Lund, Michael Dease, and Jon Irabagon. He is a published composer with Kendor Music, Inc., the UNC Jazz Press, and Walrus Music. From 2008 to 2014, he served as Jazz Studies Coordinator for Northwestern University and is currently the Assistant Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Madsen is a Rico Reed clinician and member of the College Music Society, NAfME, National Educator’s Association, and JEN. He has presented clinics, conducted ensembles, and performed at numerous JEN conferences, the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, and the Illinois Music Educators’ Association’s All-State Conference. He is one of the most in-demand and versatile saxophonists in Chicago, maintaining an active performance schedule and private studio, and directs the Jazz Program at Midwest Young Artists in Highwood, IL. For more information, visit www.chrismadsen.net