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About John Maurice Restrepo
John Maurice Restrepo
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Lindenhurst, NY
Instructs: Bass Clarinet, Clarinet, Flute, Jazz Improvisation, Music Theory, Piano, Piccolo, Saxophone
Education: B.F.A. City College of New York ( Jazz Performance)
Performance Experience: Recording and Performing since 2001
Teaching Experience: Teaching since 2006
Teaching Philosphy: Keep it Fun!! cover all the fundamentals.
Get to know John Maurice Restrepo
Tenor saxophonist, John Maurice Restrepo, has a musical voice that fits genres from jazz and hip-hop, to latin-jazz and afro-beat, as well as pit and orchestral work. Originally from Brentwood, New York, Restrepo is a multi-instrumentalist focusing on tenor sax and flute, and The JazzCumbia Project, The John Restrepo Quartet, The Welfare Poets, Public Enemy, Blitz the Ambassador, Also John has made television appearances on FOX’s Fearless Music with Blitz the Ambassador, and heard in the soundtrack for a PBS documentary, Bronx Princess. Restrepo was a student at NYU, and The City CCNY with B.F.A. in Jazz Performance. He has performed and or studied with Arturo O'Farrill, Ralph Lalama, Rich Perry, Ron Carter, John Patitucci, Ron Mclure, and countless others. Performing with both small Jazz Combos and the Jazz Big bands, as well as the Orchestra playing both flute and clarinet. While a at Brentwood High School, Restrepo quickly set himself apart in a nationally recognized music program. He was the lead tenor in the Brentwood High School Jazz Ensemble, and selected for the all-county and all-state jazz ensembles as well. Twice, Restrepo helped lead his high school to the top ten finals of Jazz at Lincoln Center's Essentially Ellington Competition. Restrepo has travelled throughout the United States and Europe; his extensive performance experience and dedication to different genres make him truly a world musician.