Dawkins Ernest

One of the life goals of Ernest Dawkins, is for his music and compositions to reflect the evolving collective cultural memory of the American jazz aesthetic.  Dawkins is one of the world’s premiere saxophonists and composers. He is an entrepreneur with years of experience working with new media technologies to produce and promote his work and that of the jazz community online and in digital venues. He is leader of several ensembles, including the New Horizons Ensemble, Aesop Quartet, Chicago Trio, Live the Spirit Big Band, and the Chicago 12.  He is also a member of the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble. Dawkins has recorded numerous CDs.  His publishing company, Dawk Music, has eight releases to date. In 2011, he released two new recordings: 1. New Horizons Ensemble, The Prairie Prophet [Delmark Records]; 2. Chicago Trio (Ernest Dawkins, Hamid Drake, Harrison Bankhead) Live  at the Velvet  Lounge, Dedicated to Fred Anderson

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