About Kyle Cervantes
Get to know Kyle Cervantes
In 2018, Kyle graduated with his undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Colorado’s prestigious jazz program. While attending school, he was a member of UNC’s Lab I under the direction of Dana Landry. During this time, Kyle had the pleasure of performing with musicians such as: Adam Nussbaum, Randy Brecker, Bob Shephard, and Dee Dee Bridgewater. Lab I received a 2018 Downbeat award for “Best large jazz ensemble” in the graduate category. Upon graduating, Kyle was recognized with the “Outstanding undergrad” award.
After graduating, Kyle found work traveling the world and performing on various cruise ships. Most recently, Kyle was a saxophonist for the esteemed blues band, “The B.B. King’s all-stars.” Kyle continues to lead bands under his name, teach, and compose. He also enjoys being a sideman for other notable groups, such as the Academy Jazz Ensemble, who he performed with at the 2019 Five-points Jazz Festival in Denver.