Miguel Zenon was named “Jazz Artist of the Year” and “Alto Saxophonist of the Year” in the 2014 Jazz Times Critics Poll, was the 2019 Downbeat Critic’s Poll “Alto Saxophonist of the Year”, and was selected as the “Alto Saxophonist of the Year” by the Jazz Journalist Association in 2015, 2018, 2019 and 2020 (when he was also recognized as “Arranger of The Year”). “His quartet has evolved to a peak of perfect interplay and cohesive elocution…” raves ALL ABOUT JAZZ.
10x-GRAMMY® Award Nominated Saxophonist, Composer & Bandleader MIGUEL ZENÓN is widely considered one of the most groundbreaking and influential saxophonists and composers of his generation. The Miguel Zenon Quartet includes: GRAMMY® Award-Winning & Multi-GRAMMY® Nominated Drummer HENRY COLE; GRAMMY® Award Nominated Pianist LUIS PERDOMO; and GRAMMY® Award Nominated Acoustic & Electric Bassist and Composer HANS GLAWISCHNIG. This is one of most outstanding and celebrated Jazz Ensembles with a 15+ year history together! MIGUEL ZENÓN has also developed a unique voice as a conceptualist, concentrating his efforts on perfecting a fine mix between Jazz and his many musical influences. Zenon is both a Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow, representing a select group of musicians who have masterfully balanced and blended the often contradictory poles of innovation and tradition. Zenón received two (2) 2023 GRAMMY Award Nominations!!