Barry Saunders

Saturday - November, 18 @ 10:00pm

"Saxophonist, clarinetist and composer, Barry Saunders has played clubs, festivals and concerts throughout The United States, with a few dates in Europe and Asia, with such notable musicians and ensembles as Conte Condoli, Pete Christlieb, OK|OK, Michael McGinnis, Stew & TNP, Brad Terry, Erik Deutsch, Barry Manilow, Three Dog Night, Portland Jazz Orchestra, Fogcutters Big Band, Portland (Maine) Symphony Orchestra, New Hampshire Music Festival Symphony Orchestra and Opera North.

Barryʼs work, with his own ensemble, has been featured on the award winning Maine Public Radio news program Maine Things Considered. Most recently, he could be heard on Spinning on Air with David Garland from the studios of WNYC. He can also be heard on Erik Deutschʼs CD “Hush Money” (hammerandstring.com) and Mike McGinnisʻs CD “Road*Trip” (mikemcginnis.com).

Prior to teaching at the School of Music at USM, Barry has taught at Bennington College, Williams College, and Bates College. In addition to teaching at USM and MSAD51, Barry also enjoys a thriving private studio where he teaches, saxophone, clarinet, improvisation and composition."

Upcoming Events

Sassafras Stomp

Friday, August 17th

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Samuel James & D. Gross

Friday, August 17th

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Kelly Laurence Quintet

Friday, August 17th

10:00 PM - 11:59 PM

Carl Dimow Quartet (Flute Season)

Saturday, August 18th

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Chris Klaxton

Saturday, August 18th

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Nihco Gallo

Saturday, August 18th

10:00 PM - 11:59 PM

207-774-4111

650A Congress Street, Portland ME

Hours
Mon-Sat: 5PM-Close
Sun: 6PM-Close

Blue has won Portland’s Best Jazz Venue for several years in a row and dedicates every Saturday night to Jazz at Blue.

Unless the show is ticketed we are always No Cover and we let you decide how much to Donate to the Musicians if you are so inclined.