...a powerful musical personality...rife with musical adventures...
Craig Yaremko is a dynamic performer on all saxophones, flutes and clarinets. "An artist who..has a powerful musical personality. (Whose) originals, which touch on the jazz tradition while also looking forward, are rife with musical adventures." (Newark Star-Ledger) Craig's diverse musical tastes have led to performances with world-class jazz, classical, rock and pop artists, establishing himself as one of the most exciting and versatile young artists on the New York-area music scene. Through this experience, he has developed an eclectic, yet distinctive approach as a composer, performer and educator, delivering inspired performances both onstage and in the classroom.
Yaremko has led is own groups since 2001. His latest project, the Craig Yaremko Organ Trio, finds Craig continuing to push the limits of the tradition. His soon-to-be-released recording features organist Matt King, drummer Jonathon Peretz and guest guitarist Vic Juris, as they explore originals and contemporary arrangements of classics by Monk, Strayhorn and Fats Waller. This recording follows Craig's 2007 critically acclaimed release, Sync, which was named one of the Top Ten CDs of year by Hot House magazine.
For more information about Craig Yaremko, please visit: http://www.craigyaremko.com.