Jazz Saxophonist Chris Potter
performs with the Baylor Jazz Ensemble February 20, 7:30 pm in Jones Concert Hall

Chris Potter

Mr. Potter will also give a clinic on February 19, 4:00 pm
in the McCrary Music Building room 118

A world-class soloist, accomplished composer and formidable bandleader, saxophonist Chris Potter has emerged as a leading light of his generation. Down Beat called him “One of the most studied (and copied) saxophonists on the planet" while Jazz Times identified him as "a figure of international renown." Jazz sax elder statesman Dave Liebman called him simply, “one of the best musicians around," a sentiment shared by the readers of Down Beat in voting him second only to tenor sax great Sonny Rollins in the magazine's 2008 Readers Poll. - Bill Milkowski (©2018, used by permission)