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Lean, a new collaborative trio with Allison Miller and Simon Jermyn. Available as CD, download and 96/24 download.
Cover of Jerome's latest CD untitled The Turn
The Turn’s second pressing as a double album on vinyl, cut by Doug Sax, pressed at QRP, exactly like the first pressing. Limited to 500 copies. Secure your copy now! Includes uncompressed download.

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Upcoming Gigs

12.11.2016 @ 9:00 PM

Grassroots Jazz Effort with Adam Kolker, Jeremy Stratton and George Schuller. Every Sunday, no cover!

01.14.2017 @ 8:00 PM

Jerome Sabbagh Quartet feat. Ben Monder at Greenwich House with Doug Weiss and Rudy Royston

01.28.2017 @ 8:00 PM

Sabbagh/Tuohey Group at The Cell with Matt Brewer and Allan Mednard

Selected Discography

As a leader

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The Turn
Jerome Sabbagh, Sunnyside, 2014
“Another winning effort from this flexible quartet.” (Down Beat, 4 1/2 stars)

Personel:

  • Jerome Sabbagh: Tenor Saxophone
  • Ben Monder: Guitar
  • Joe Martin: Bass
  • Ted Poor: Drums

Tracks:

  1. The Turn
  2. Long Gone
  3. Banshee
  4. Ascent
  5. The Rodeo
  6. Cult
  7. Once Around the Park
  8. Electric Sun
All compositions by Jerome Sabbagh except “Once Around the Park” by Paul Motian.
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Plugged In
Jerome Sabbagh featuring Jozef Dumoulin, Bee Jazz, 2011
“An immensely appealing record and an artistic success.” (All About Jazz)

Personel:

  • Jerome Sabbagh: Tenor Saxophone
  • Jozef Dumoulin: Fender Rhodes and other keyboards
  • Patrice Blanchard: Electric Bass
  • Rudy Royston: Drums

Tracks:

  1. Drive
  2. Special K
  3. Aisha
  4. Jeli
  5. Ronny
  6. Walk 6
  7. UR
  8. Minor
  9. Rider
  10. Boulevard Carnot
  11. City Dawn
  12. Walk 3 Bis
  13. Kasbah
  14. Slow Rock Ballad
Compositions by Jerome Sabbagh (1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 11, 13) and Jozef Dumoulin (3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 12, 14).
I Will Follow You
I Will Follow You
Jerome Sabbagh,
Bee Jazz, 2010
“This group demonstrates intense listening and near-telepathic interaction.” (JazzTimes)

Personel:

  • Jerome Sabbagh: Tenor and Soprano Saxophones
  • Ben Monder: Guitar
  • Daniel Humair: Drums

Tracks:

  1. I Will Follow Youpreview
  2. Monolithpreview
  3. The Clownpreview
  4. Comptinepreview
  5. Come With Mepreview
  6. Morepreview
  7. La Fée Morganepreview
  8. Saloonpreview
  9. Apaisépreview
  10. Rahanpreview
  11. Haikupreview
  12. We Play, Then You Playpreview
  13. I Should Carepreview
Compositions by Jerome Sabbagh and free improvisations
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One Two Three
Jerome Sabbagh,
Bee Jazz, 2008
“Avoiding any of the usual stylistic cliches, […] Sabbagh is not afraid to simply play the melody, although when the spirit strikes him he can spin out inspired improvisations.” (Down Beat, 4 stars)

Personel:

  • Jerome Sabbagh: Tenor Saxophone
  • Ben Street: Bass
  • Rodney Green: Drums

Tracks:

  1. Conceptionpreview
  2. Workpreview
  3. Body and Soulpreview
  4. Just in Timepreview
  5. Turn Out the Starspreview
  6. Boo Boo's Birthdaypreview
  7. Tea for Twopreview
  8. Monopolypreview
  9. Chelsea Bridgepreview
Buy - CD
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Pogo
Jerome Sabbagh,
Sunnyside, 2007
“Memorable tunes with assured performances […] Pogo sounds contemporary and vital, and the band delivers one of the year’s strongest ensemble performance.” (Down Beat, 4 stars)

Personel:

  • Jerome Sabbagh: Tenor and Soprano Saxophones
  • Ben Monder: Guitar
  • Joe Martin: Bass
  • Ted Poor: Drums

Tracks:

  1. Middle Earthpreview
  2. Rooftopspreview
  3. Moon/Sunpreview
  4. Stand Uppreview
  5. Pogopreview
  6. As Onepreview
  7. Hamrapreview
  8. Eye of the Stormepreview
All compositions by Jerome Sabbagh
Buy - CD / iTunes
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North
Jerome Sabbagh,
Fresh Sound New Talent, 2004
“Jerome Sabbagh is the rarest of rare birds: a young tenor saxophonist with a distinctive concept, dependent not so much on his elders for inspiration as his own imagination.” (JazzTimes)

Personel:

  • Jerome Sabbagh: Tenor Saxophone
  • Ben Monder: Guitar
  • Joe Martin: Bass
  • Ted Poor: Drums

Tracks:

  1. Northpreview
  2. Follow The Lightpreview
  3. Extatik Eztetikpreview
  4. Indian Songpreview
  5. Sick Leopreview
  6. Trippreview
  7. Hymnpreview
  8. Every Now And Thenpreview
  9. Not Quite Bluepreview
All compositions by Jerome Sabbagh
Buy - iTunes

As a co-leader

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Lean
Music Wizards, 2016

Personel:

  • Jerome Sabbagh: Tenor and Soprano Saxophones
  • Simon Jermyn: Bass and Effects
  • Allison Miller: Drums and Effects

Tracks:

  1. Spotswood Drive
  2. Electric Sun
  3. Lean
  4. Olney
  5. Bunker
  6. Otis
  7. Comptine
  8. Fast Fish
Composed by Allison Miller (1, 4) Jerome Sabbagh (2, 7), Simon Jermyn (3, 6, 8). 5 is improvised by Sabbagh, Jermyn and Miller.
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Flipside
Flipside, Naxos Jazz, 1998
“A surprisingly mature debut effort featuring solid, fertile material and superb craftsmanship.” (All About Jazz)

Personel:

  • Jerome Sabbagh: Saxophone
  • Greg Tuohey: Guitar
  • Matt Penman: Bass
  • Darren Beckett: Drums

Tracks:

  1. The Magic Beans (Penman)preview
  2. Numéro 6 (Sabbagh)preview
  3. Stretch (Tuohey)preview
  4. The Muses (Penman)preview
  5. Elder Days (Penman)preview
  6. Nude (Tuohey)preview
  7. Big Deal (Tuohey)preview
  8. High Times (Penman)preview
Buy - CD

As a sideman

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Partenika
Marta Sanchez Quintet, Fresh Sound New Talent, 2015
“An ambitious record by a strong new group.” (Ben Ratliff, New York Times)

Personel:

  • Marta Sanchez: Piano
  • Roman Filiu: Alto Saxophone
  • Jerome Sabbagh: Tenor Saxophone
  • Sam Anning: Bass
  • Jason Burger: Drums

Tracks:

  1. Opening
  2. Patella Dislocation
  3. Partenika
  4. Balada del Momento
  5. Yayyy
  6. Andy
  7. Small Game
  8. El Paso de los Años
All compositions by Marta Sanchez
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Eight Fragments of Summer
Laurent Coq, 88 Trees, 2008
“The quartet's synergy is contagious. […] A momentous and enjoyable work.” (All About Jazz)

Personel:

  • Laurent Coq: Piano
  • Jerome Sabbagh: Tenor Saxophone
  • Joe Sanders: Bass
  • Damion Reid: Drums

Tracks:

  1. Merry-Go-Round
  2. Robert Mentré
  3. Shades of Trees
  4. K.K.
  5. Eight Seasons in One Summer
  6. Circle 57
  7. Chasing Shadows
  8. Already Gone
All compositions by Laurent Coq
Buy - US / FR / iTunes
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Air
Guilherme Monteiro, BJU Records, 2009

Personel:

  • Guilherme Monteiro: Guitar
  • Ben Street: Bass
  • Jochen Rueckert: Drums
  • Jerome Sabbagh: Tenor Saxophone
  • Jorge Continentino: Pifano, Alto Flute
  • Gilmar Gomes: Percussion
  • Yayo Serka: Percussion
  • Alan Hampton: Bass
  • Chiara Civello: Voice
  • Lila Downs: Voice

Tracks:

  1. Peace
  2. Retrato de um Forró
  3. Cruzada
  4. Longing for the Future
  5. Caraíva
  6. Joel
  7. View from the Top of a Mountain
  8. Air
  9. Vento Sul
  10. Todo o Amor do Mundo
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Like A Tree In The City
Laurent Coq Quartet, Sunnyside, 2003
Like A Tree In The City is an excellent album and highly recommended.” (JazzTimes)

Personel:

  • Laurent Coq: Piano
  • Jerome Sabbagh: Tenor Saxophone
  • Brandon Owens: Bass
  • Damion Reid: Drums

Tracks:

  1. The World Belongs To Those Who Darepreview
  2. I Dare Youpreview
  3. Sweet Sounds Of Summerpreview
  4. Round Trippreview
  5. Cité Du Labyrinthepreview
  6. Diendapreview
  7. Friday Night At St Nick'spreview
All compositions by Laurent Coq except “Dienda” composed by Kenny Kirkland
Buy - US / FR / iTunes
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Alegria
Pablo Ablanedo Octet, Fresh Sound New Talent, 2003
“Most of it is magnificent and will stand the test of time.” (JazzWise)

Personel:

  • Jenny Scheinman: Violin
  • Taylor Haskins: Trumpet and Flugelhorn
  • Anat Cohen: Clarinet on 1, 2, 3 and 10
  • Chris Cheek: Tenor and Soprano Saxophones
  • Jerome Sabbagh: Tenor and Soprano Saxophones
  • Ben Monder: Electric Guitar
  • Pablo Ablanedo: Piano and Voice on 7
  • Fernando Huergo: Electric Bass
  • Franco Pinna: Drums and Bombo Legüero
  • Julio Santillan: Acoustic Guitar on 3 and 5
  • Ernesto Klar: Electronics on 7

Tracks:

  1. Alegríapreview
  2. La Procesiónpreview
  3. Una Máspreview
  4. Coralpreview
  5. Espiritu Mágicopreview
  6. Luxpreview
  7. El Grito Sagradopreview
  8. La Vida Siguepreview
  9. Naifpreview
  10. Y Así Se Vapreview
All music composed by Pablo Ablanedo except 7 composed by Ernesto Klar and co-composed by Pablo Ablanedo
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From Down There
Pablo Ablanedo Octet, Fresh Sound New Talent, 2001
“One of our most inventive young jazz composers and one of the most innovative contemporary ensembles. It's music you need to know.” (jazzreview.com)

Personel:

  • Jenny Scheinman: Violin
  • Avishai Cohen: Trumpet
  • Anat Cohen: Tenor and Soprano Saxophones, Clarinet
  • Jerome Sabbagh: Tenor and Soprano Saxophones
  • Juancho Herrera: Electric guitar
  • Pablo Ablanedo: Piano
  • Fernando Huergo: Acoustic and Electric Basses
  • Franco Pinna: Drums
  • Julio Santillan: Acoustic Guitar in 8
  • Katie Viqueira: Voice in 9

Tracks:

  1. From Down There
  2. Para Dejar
  3. El Acecho
  4. Dreaming
  5. La Viajera
  6. Claroscuro
  7. U.M.M.G.
  8. Chacarera de la Esperanza
  9. Dreaming (a cappella)
All compositions written by Pablo Ablanedo except “U.M.M.G.” composed by Billy Strayhorn and arranged by Pablo Ablanedo.