Vincent Herring

Vincent is a true virtuoso, with a unique voice and energy that exudes intensity and gives direction. Vincent is considered to be one of the most important saxophonists his generation. Vincent toured Europe and the United States in the 1980’s with Lionel Hampton’s bigband. He began working with Nat Adderley as a liaison nine years ago, as he continued to develop his musicianship. He recorded and worked with Freddie Hubbard and Cedar Walton as well as Louis Hayes and Art Blakey, Dizzy Gillespie and Louis Hayes, Art Blakey, Art Blakey, Art Blakey, Art Blakey, Art Blakey, Art Blakey, Art Blakey, Jack DeJohnette’s Special Edition, Larry Coryell and Steve Turre, The Mingus Big Band Kenny Barron and Nancy Wilson, Carla Bley and Dr. Billy Taylor. Wynton Marsalis was a special guest soloist at Lincoln Center. Vincent was also a Carnegie Hall soloist with John Faddis, The Carnegie Hall Big Band and Vincent. Vincent is still developing his voice and style, despite these impressive credentials. Vincent has been inspired by many musical influences, in addition to the peers and legends he has worked alongside. This is evident in his band, Earth Jazz Agents. Vincent is also involved with Jazz education. Vincent is currently an instructor at William Patterson University and teaches master classes and workshops on jazz at Juilliard. Vincent has also taught master classes at Cornell and Duke Universities on jazz improvising. Text contributed by users is available under Creative Commons By–SA License. It may also be available under GNU FDL.

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