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One cannot mention the Northeast Jazz community in the US without quickly getting to the name, Brian McCarthy. An accomplished performer and formidable composer/arranger, this young saxophonist is emerging as a prominent example of the modern day instrumentalist. Seven Days called him "…a staple of the Burlington jazz scene." Jazz trumpet marvel, Ray Vega, called him plainly, "one of the most important jazz musicians to the Vermont scene," a sentiment echoed by mentor and saxophone guru Dr. David Demsey, coordinator of the renowned jazz program at William Paterson University, McCarthy's alma mater, who added, "Brian showed when he was a student and my grad assistant here that he could hang with the best young players in the country, and he has gone on, as expected, to become a major force and fixture on the northern New England music scene, as a player and as a teacher." ...


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Brian McCarthy Quartet Album

"McCarthy snags the spotlight for himself, delivering a sparkling album....that deserves a prominent place in the record stacks of local jazz aficionados" -Dan Bolles, Seven Days