Saxophonist Garin Webb is an active professional musician in the Cincinnati area where he has performed with such luminaries as Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Ray Charles, Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, The Temptations, Frankie Valle, the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and the Cincinnati Symphony. He can also be heard performing in diverse musical situations from Salsa, Pop – R&B, Jazz and the Avant-Garde. Garin released his debut album, in June of 2012, entitled Crackpot Theory with his quintet of the same name.
Garin Webb takes great pleasure in “crossing over” from the jazz bandstand to the classical stage. He has performed at Music Hall with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and has given classical recitals throughout the Ohio region as a soloist and chamber musician.
In collaboration with Cuarteto America he co-commissioned Dialogues II for alto saxophone and string quartet by composer John Ferrito. Other commissions and dedications include Sax Songs by Venezuelan composer Arcangel Castillo-Olivari, and Serenade by local composer Isaac Watras.
Mr. Webb’s performances and teaching have taken him to many different countries. As a guest artist and clinician he has traveled to Guayaquil, Ecuador and Sarajevo, Bosnia – Herzegovina. He has also performed in Lisbon, Copenhagen and Canada.
Mr. Webb received the degrees of Master of Music in Saxophone Performance from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music in 1997 and the Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas in 1994. He is currently pursuing his DMA in Saxophone from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music.