To be Performed by the DJFO at the Wayne Shorter Tribute set – Sunday Evening – Featuring guest soloist, Trumpeter, Sean Jones
Aaron Hedenstrom is a composer and saxophonist from Saint Paul, MN. A versatile player, Aaron plays multiple woodwinds in all styles and has performed in many renowned twin cities area groups, including the Aaron Hedenstrom Quintet, S. Carey, the John Raymond Project, the Javier Santiago Experiment, Nachito Herrera, The Remnant, and the Adam Meckler Quintet.
Also a visionary composer, Aaron Hedenstrom has written compositions and arrangements for orchestra, band, big band, jazz combo, and chamber ensembles. His biggest project has been the creation of the Aaron Hedenstrom Orchestra, a big band that plays all Hedenstrom originals and features many of the Twin Cities' and Wisconsin's finest jazz players. Their debut album, A Symphonic Jazz Hip-Hop Experience, mixes jazz, classical and hip-hop into an original and unique sound.
After receiving his bachelor's degree in composition at University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Aaron is currently working on his masters in jazz composition at University of North Texas where he plays in the One O'Clock Lab Band and studies with Rich DeRosa and Brad Leali. For more information, visit Aaron Page here at http://uptownjazzdallas.com/profile/AaronHedenstrom
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