Lecturer in Music
Jazz composer/arranger, saxophonist/woodwind player and music educator Jacam Manricks has been a highly respected figure among the New York City jazz scene for over thirteen years. Manricks has released highly acclaimed albums as a leader (Labyrinth, Trigonometry, Cloud Nine, Chamber Jazz, and GilManricks) and performed as a sideman on countless other releases.
His music has been highly commended in major music magazines, websites, and newspapers in the United States, Canada, France, Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Germany, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Australia, and New Zealand. Manricks has given over 100 master classes on jazz composition and improvisation at internationally renowned institutions around the world and has presented fourteen international tours performing his original music with leading New York-based jazz artists.
Manricks has performed with Ray Charles, Jeff “Tain” Watts, the Village Vanguard Orchestra, Frank Wess, Ravi Coltrane, Don Byron, Conrad Herwig, Robin Eubanks, Frank Lacy, Lew Soloff, Alex Sipiagin, Wycliff Gordon, David Liebman, Micheal Abene, Bob Mintzer, Dick Oatts, James Morrison, Ben Monder, Ari Hoenig, Aaron Goldberg, Gary Versace, Joe Martin, Adam Rogers, Matt Wilson, Sam Yahel, and Tyshawn Sorey.