Jonathan Orland (Saxophone)
Born and raised in Paris, Jonathan Orland started playing music
during his childhood, starting with piano and clarinet.
He got interested in Jazz in his early teenage years,
and started learning by himself the saxophone before taking lessons
with Thomas Savy, Tom Buckner and André Villégier and Antoine Daurès.
Then he passed his music studies diploma in Orsay
and played in French bands such as the Big Band of Paris Universities
(Thierry Lalo) or the Di Costanzo Sextet.
In 2007 he was accepted in the jazz course
at the Parisian Conservatoire of Music and Dance and
granted a scholarship for the Berklee College of Music.
At the age of 22, Orland moved to Boston to study at Berklee
where he had the privilege of studying with Bill Pierce, Greg Osby,
George Garzone and Hal Crook.
In Boston, he formed a quintet with Greg Duncan, Sharik Hasan,
Lim Yang and Jun Young.
He also spent a couple of years in Montreal
to study a Masters in Jazz Performance at McGill University,
Returning to Paris, Jonathan led the Jonathan Orland Quintet and Trio
that played in numerous venues and clubs including Le Petit Journal Montparnasse,
Sunset-Sunside, Lily Pad (Boston), Upstairs (Montreal), Jazz à Vannes, the 606 (London),
Budapest Jazz Club (Budapest), Piec’Art (Cracovie), Shablul (Tel Aviv) and the Mercantile (Dublin).
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