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Alexa Tarantino is a jazz saxophone & woodwind artist, composer, and mentor based in New York City.

Alexa Tarantino is a jazz saxophone & woodwind artist, composer, and mentor based in New York City.

"[Alexa] lights up rooms when she solos."

Thomas Conrad, JazzTimes Magazine

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"[Alexa is] a one-woman wrecking crew, [...] an indomitable force for expression, education, and for absolute excellence.”

Wynton Marsalis playing trumpet

Wynton Marsalis

“Alexa is that rare combination of exceptional musician, truly soulful improviser and a deeply chill human being. You add that to her professionalism and ability to get along with folks on the bandstand and you really begin to see what musical greatness is all about.”

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Arturo O’Farrill

“Alexa is one of the most versatile musicians I know, it’s been a joy working with her in different settings. She is always in service of the music, extremely creative, fun, tasteful, fluid.”

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Cécile McLorin Salvant

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Firefly hit #6 on the JazzWeek Radio Charts

Firefly named #33 of the Top 100 Records of 2021

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Top 5 Alto Saxophonists of the Year

JazzTimes Magazine 2019 Critics' Poll

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Nominated "Rising Star - Alto Saxophone"

Downbeat Magazine 2022, 2021 & 2020 Critics' Polls

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