Michael Griffin

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“One of Australia’s finest saxophonists”- Nik Fotakis (Australian Jazz)

“He truly has a gift for expression” – Bobby Watson (USA)

“What he has achieved insures an
extremely bright future.” – Jimmy Heath (USA)

 “He Flaunts an assertive tone, with an advanced harmonic sensibility and technical fluency that confirm his reverence to Bird and Cannonball Adderley”- Bob Doerschuk (Downbeat Magazine)

“Michael Griffin has his feet firmly rooted in tradition and his ear leaning towards the future. He should have a promising future to accompany his skills and special talent ” Vincent Herring (USA)

ENDORSED BY D’ADDARIO REEDS

* COMPOSITIONS FEATURED IN AUSTRALIAN JAZZ REAL BOOK

* FEATURED IN THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

* ARTIST IN RESIDENCE WITH FINE MUSIC 102.5FM

* 4 TIME FINALIST FOR GENERATIONS IN JAZZ JAMES MORRISON SCHOLARSHIP

* 2013 THELONIOUS MONK INTERNATIONAL SAXOPHONE COMP SEMIFINALIST 

* FEATURED IN DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE (USA)

* NOMINATED FOR 2016 YOUNG AUSTRALIAN JAZZ ARTIST OF THE YEAR

* DEBUT ALBUM “UNEXPECTED GREETING” (ABC) 4 STARS IN “THE AUSTRALIAN” 

* PERFORMED LIVE ON ABC BRISBANE,PERTH,SUNSHINE COAST.

* WORKED IN NEW YORK WITH DRUMMER BILLY KAYE (CHARLIE PARKER, THELONIOUS MONK, STANLEY TURRENTINE)

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