Jeff Rupert Featured in the "Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce" Newsletter
October 15, 2017
The Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce posted a great feature on our own Jeff Rupert! Here's a little about what they had to say:
"Jeff is a Yamaha performing artist, a record producer, freelance tenor saxophonist & full-time professor & Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Central Florida.
Click here to sample his music!
He’s been a featured soloist on dozens of recordings with artists like Maynard Ferguson, Sam Rivers, Mel Tormé, Diane Schuur, Benny Carter & many more. He also played on Carter’s Harlem Renaissance which won a GRAMMY.
Rupert was selected to perform in the Jaguar International Jazz Series in New Zealand where he worked with Joe La Barbera, Larry Koonse, John Fedchock & Tom Warrington. He founded the band Jeff Rupert + Dirty Martini. Maynard Ferguson said; “From the moment I first heard Jeff Rupert with my band, I considered him one of the great jazz players of today.”