Nestor Zurita: The Electronic Jazz Project

Nestor Zurita: The Electronic Jazz Project

Born in New York, NZ started to play the saxophone at age 15, and at 17 was part of the “University of Montana” Big Band. Studied at “Miami Dade College”, “Manhattan School of Music” and “The New School Jazz”.
His teachers include Bobby Watson and Steve Slagel.
Played with Steve Lacy, Jovinho Santos Neto, Omar Sosa, Chuck Bergeron, Felix Gomez, Ed Calle. etc..
NZ has played concerts in the United States, Europe, and South America. Nestor has played in many different music festivals and has also been a guest artist at various universities. As a Composer NZ has written hundreds of works.
NZ was also the creator and Director of the Jazz Department and directed the Classical Saxophone Program in the National Conservatory of Ecuador. In Miami he leads his "Latin Jazz Ensemble"."Middle Eastern Jazz Project". "The Jewish Jazz Project".
Nestor is the Director of "Music Without Borders Inc." most recently thanks to an invitation from the White House his quartet had the honor to perform for Michelle Obama.
NZ plays classical music as well as jazz and feels as comfortable playing a Solo Recital as with a Symphony Orchestra.



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