JAKE WHITESELL, saxophonist
JAKE WHITESELL is a versatile, in-demand saxophonist (and doubler) based in Montpelier / Burlington, VT. He is available for performances, recording sessions, musicals, private lessons, and music score / transcribing work. Jake plays soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones, flute and clarinet, and has strong reading and improvisational skills.
Jake's jazz combo is available to play at events, weddings, parties, concerts, restaurants, etc. The group can be tailored to meet the needs and the budget of the venue or occasion (duo, trio, quartet, etc.)
Jake is fluent in many musical genres and currently performs regularly with:
Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band
The Darmouth Gospel Choir
The Whitesell Brothers Quartet
The Jake Whitesell Trio
Paul Asbell Trio/Quartet
Jake offers private lessons in saxophone and jazz improvisation / style / theory.
Jake also does music score copying / transcribing / note-setting ("engraving") work - using music notation software to produce easy-to-read copies of music scores, transposed parts, lead sheets, etc. The final product is delivered in the versatile PDF document format, and/or as a Sibelius file.