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Saxophonist Taimur Sullivan enjoys a prolific career as a soloist, chamber musician, and member of the acclaimed PRISM Quartet. His performances have taken him from the stages of Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Knitting Factory, to engagements in Moscow, London, Germany, and throughout Latin America, and have garnered him critical praise as "outstanding…his melodies phrased as if this were an old and cherished classic, his virtuosity supreme" (New York Times) and as a player of "dazzling proficiency" (American Record Guide). Since 1994 he has been the principal saxophonist for numerous ensembles in New York City, and has performed with ensembles including Mark Morris Dance Company, Bang On a Can All-Stars, Glass Farm Ensemble, Ensemble 21, Ensemble Sospeso, Speculum Musicae, Fireworks Ensemble, Riverside Symphony, Absolute Ensemble, Concordia Orchestra, and Composers Concordance, among others. As a recording artist he has recorded for the Mode, New World, Naxos, Albany, Capstone, Innova, AUR, Mastersound, Bonk and Zuma record labels. Mr. Sullivan is the Artist/Professor of Saxophone at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and is also serves on the faculty of the Contemporary Performance Program at the Manhattan School of Music.

Taimur Sullivan is the saxophone partner/consultant for Music in Reach educational software, and a Conn-Selmer Artist. He performs exclusively on Selmer Saxophones. (Sullivan's Selmer page).
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IN THE PRESS:

PRISM in the New York Times

Sullivan feature in the News-Gazette (IL)

Interview in the Athens News (Greece)

PRISM cds reviewed in Chamber Music America

PRISM on the
NBC10 Show!

 

Latest discs released!

James Aikman
Concerto for Alto Saxophone
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PRISM Quartet
Dedication
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Martin Bresnick
Every Thing Must Go

PRISM Quartet
PRISM Quartet
Beneath Breath

PRISM Quartet
Antiphony

(w/ Music from China)
John Adams
Nixon in China
Marin Alsop

Lawrence Dillon
Appendage and Other Stories

Scott Johnson
Americans

     
     

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