Jeff Coffin

Jeff Coffin's Biography

Jeff Coffin is a globally recognized saxophonist, composer, educator and is a member of the legendary and iconic American rock group, Dave Matthews Band. Coffin also spent 14 years, and won 3 Grammy Awards, with the genre-defying Bela Fleck & the Flecktones. He fronts his own groups, the Mu'tet, and the Viridian Trio, when not touring with DMB and has released more than 10 solo CDs.

Coffin is known for his passionate and fiery soloing, his melodically driven compositions, his deep involvement with music education and his continued dedication to the improvisational musical art form some call Jazz. He is one of the top, in-demand saxophonists in the world as well as a first-call studio musician in Nashville, Tennessee, where he has lived since 1991. Coffin is also a Yamaha & D'Addario Performing Artist and Clinician, teaches at the prestigious Vanderbilt University, authored The Saxophone Book, co-authored The Articulate Jazz Musician and runs his own record label, Ear Up Records.

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