Biography

Addison Jordan is a saxophonist, composer and educator from Dallas/Ft. Worth. He is a graduate of the prestigious programs of Booker T. Washington HSPVA and University of North Texas (UNT), where he received a bachelors degree in jazz studies. He is currently attending graduate school at Northern Illinois University, where he was awarded a graduate teaching position.
 
Addison strives to advance the legacy of jazz heros like Sonny Rollins, Andrew Hill, and Duke Ellington through contemporary conventions.
He has played at renowned venues and festivals around the USA such as The Meyerson Symphony Hall (Dallas), The Nash Jazz Club (Phoenix),  Scat Jazz Lounge (Ft. Worth), Denton Arts & Jazz Festival (Denton) and Tri-C Jazz Fest (Cleveland), Fulton St. Collective (Chicago) to name a few.

As well as leading projects like, Addison Jordan & Friends, the Souris-Jordan Jazz Orchestra, and Sound Sky Trio, Addison has also performed/toured with many artists including the One O'clock Lab Band, Bobby Broom, Charenee Wade, Kirk Whalum, Quincy Davis, Kenny Werner, John Beasley, Brad Leali, Chris Watson, Mike "Blaque Dynamite "Mitchell, and Bobby Sparks.

 

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