Jeff Miguel

Studio Saxophonist

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-Master's Degree in Music with an Emphasis in Jazz Studies -Best Blues/Pop/Rock Soloist - Downbeat Graduate Student Music Awards -Specializing in Improvisation and Woodwinds

I play tenor, alto, soprano, and baritone saxophone, and double on flute, clarinet, and EWI. I can read written parts, create my own parts, and improvise over all genres. I studied jazz, and regularly perform and record with bands playing Soul, RnB, Funk, Swing, Latin, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Rock, Pop, Blues and more.

I have played on several albums and released a record under my own name as well. I perform and teach music full-time in Denver Colorado. I have the ability and means to mix my own track, so that it is ready to be placed in finished songs.

Influences:
A few of my influences are Michael Brecker, Jeff Coffin and Clarence Clemons for pop/rock styled recordings and Stan Getz, Sonny Rollins, and Sonny Stitt for jazz style.

Equipment:
Yamaha 62 Tenor Saxophone, Conn 10m Tenor Saxophone, Yamaha 62 Alto Saxophone, P. Mauriat System 76 2nd Ed. Soprano Saxophone, Buescher 400 Baritone Saxophone, Altus-Azumi Flute, Buffet Clarinet, Akai EWI 5000

Websites:
www.jeffmiguel.com
https://www.facebook.com/jeffmiguelmusic

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Reviews (7)

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  1. Review by James Nagel
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    Working with Jeff was an absolute pleasure. He is a superb player and was able to deliver a part that fit perfectly with the tone and vibe of my project. Great communication and very easy going. It's safe to say I've found a new go-to studio saxophonist with Jeff Miguel. Highly recommend!

  2. Review by Vladimir Z.
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    Jeff recorded soprano, alto and tenor saxophone for my track. He really went above and beyond to take my sketch to the next level - perfect sound and great technique. Very skillful musician! Highly recommend him.

  3. Review by Bryan A.
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    Jeff was eager to work with us and seemed genuinely excited about the project. He provided an amazing track including a saxophone solo with incredible turn time. I'd work with Jeff again in a heartbeat.

  4. Review by David C.
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    Jeff did an incredible job on my song. Fast communication, great performance and a very kind guy! Will work again with Jeff for sure! A+++

  5. Review by Ori P.
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    Jeff was a real pro! A variety of instruments and quick and accurate turn around certainly made it easy for me to work with!

  6. Review by Greg Johnson
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    Jeff was incredibly easy to work with and quick! His recording was exactly what I needed for my project.

  7. Review by Patrick K.
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    Jeff is outstanding! Very responsive and took my songs to another level! I'm looking forward to working with him again!

Interview with Jeff Miguel

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: Releasing my own album was an expression of my creativity I had not experienced before.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: I am in the process of finishing an EP for a singer songwriter. The music is self-classified by the artist as acoustic Unplugged Dance Music.

  5. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  6. A: Quality guaranteed.

  7. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  8. A: That I wake up every morning loving what I do.

  9. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  10. A: My sax and 4 reeds!

  11. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  12. A: I began studying saxophone at age ten. I studied privately for many years, completed a M.A. in Music, and now I have been playing and teaching professionally for several years.

  13. Q: How would you describe your style?

  14. A: I pride myself in versatility, however, my style has been described as smooth, rhythmic, soulful, and powerful.

  15. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  16. A: I am happy to work with any artist that is making quality music and is passionate about their project.

  17. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  18. A: Proper microphone placement is critcal for having a balanced sound on saxophone. Many people do this incorrectly by aiming the mic directly into the bell of the instrument.

  19. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  20. A: I work primarily with pop, rock, jazz, blues, and soul artists.

  21. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  22. A: I prioritize my tone quality and sound very heavily.

  23. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  24. A: I can bring a variety of sounds from a screaming tenor sax solo to a soft soprano sax melody.

  25. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  26. A: Most commonly, I am asked to improvise or read charts on tenor saxophone.

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Make It Plain - Jeff Miguel

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GenresSounds Like
  • Michael Brecker
  • Sonny Rollins
  • Stan Getz
Gear Highlights
  • Rode NT1-A Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
  • Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 Audio Interface
  • Logic Pro X
  • MacBook Pro
  • Sony MDR-7506 Studio Headphones
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