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Sharel Cassity Quintet (Uncredited)

Sharel Cassity Quintet

Rising star saxophonist, composer and bandleader Sharel Cassity (pronounced sha-REL) is quickly making waves on the New York and international jazz scenes with her ?ery and soulful style of playing.A native of Yukon, Oklahoma, Sharel began playing saxophone at age 9. She attended the New School for Jazz & Contemporary Music followed by a full scholarship to the Juilliard School for her Master’s degree. She has two albums out as a leader, and has appeared at venues such as the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Blue Note Jazz Club, the Iridium, the Newport Jazz Festival and Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola. Besides performing with her own band, Sharel is currently a sideman with some of the most renowned jazz artists today including Jimmy Heath, Nicholas Payton, Joe Chambers, Orrin Evans, the Dizzy Gillespie All Stars, Darcy James Argue and Diva.

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Sharel Cassity Quintet 1/23/14: Sharel Cassity Quintet

The group is led by the New York City saxophonist and Jazz Legacy Productions recording artist.

Sharel Cassity Quintet

The group is led by the New York City saxophonist and Jazz Legacy Productions recording artist.

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