Berhani W.'s Full Profile
Berhani W. is a young up-and-coming saxophonist. He began playing drums in a baptist church but started playing saxophone when his stepfather recommended alto-saxophone. In high school, Berhani began listening to Charlie Parker and Julian Cannonball Adderley. Soon after he began studying Jazz and improvisation. He also plays flute and other percussion instruments.
Currently, he is finishing his degree in Afro-American studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. There he has studied with Dr. Felipe Salles, Jeffery Holmes, Paul Lieberman, Lynn Klock and Tom Giampietro. During his time there he has had the opportunity to perform with Vishnu Wood, Paul Arlslanain, George Kaye, Miro Sprague, Jeffrey Lockhart, and Robert Weiner. Recently, he has had the great fortune of performing at the Staten Island Jazz festival with pianist James Weidman, opening for jazz legend Barry Harris. He has been blessed to tour Eastern Europe with Terry Jenoure and Maria Mitchell as part the theater production entitled "My Bronx". Most recently he has recorded for P. Diddy in his studio with his producer.
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University of Massachusetts Amherst
in Afro-American Studies: Concentraion in Jazz
Clarinet, Flute, Music Theory, Saxophone
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