Yosvany Terry

Yosvany Terry's Biography

Yosvany Terry is one of the most acclaimed saxophonists on the Jazz and Contemporary music scene in New York. Terry received his classical music training and graduated from the prestigious National School of Arts (ENA) in Havana, Cuba. He took courses in Composition, Orchestration, Counterpoint and Theory at Julliard and Mannes Schools in New York.

While in his native Cuba, Yosvany worked with Chucho Valdes, Silvio Rodriguez, Fito Paez, Cubanismo, Orquesta Sensación, pianist Alfredo Rodriguez, Ernan Lopez-Nussa, Andy Palacio, NG La Banda, Bobby Carcasses, Eladio "Don Pancho" Terry, Indigo Girls, Gema Y Pavel, Dave Koz, Afro-Cuba de Matanzas, Grupo Diákara and Columna "B," among others.

Terry moved to New York in 1999 and was immediately recognized as a "spectacular talent" in the Jazz and Contemporary Music scene, playing with Roy Hargrove, Steve Coleman, Albert "Toothie" Heath, Eddie Palmieri, Branford Marsalis, Dave Douglas, Joe Lovano, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Ravi Coltrane, Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez, bassist Avishai Cohen, Meshell Ndgeocello, Cassandra Wilson, Israel Lopez "Cachao," Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Wycliffe Gordon, Kip Hanrrahan & Conjure, Eric Rives, Paquito de Rivera, Taj Mahal, David Murray, Giovanni Hidalgo, Paul Cohen, Claudia Acuña, Xiomara Laugart, Brian Lynch, Omar Sosa, Jason Lidner, and the Yosvany Terry Quintet.

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