ABOUT THE ARTIST
Carlos Averhoff Jr is a tenor saxophonist, contemporary Afro-Cuban Jazz composer, and woodwinds educator. Classically trained at Cuba’s premier conservatories, Havana native Carlos Averhoff Jr began his training at the age of 10. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the esteemed Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2010 and in 2013, with honors from New England Conservatory’s prestigious graduate program. Jerry Bergonzi, Jason Moran and Donny McClasin are just some of the jazz greats Averhoff has studied with. Averhoff has performed at some of the world’s premier music venues including Carnegie Hall, The Berklee Performance Center and the Jackie Gleason Theater, among others, as well as several jazz festivals around the world. Carlos Averhoff Jr has shared the stage with artists such as louis Hayes, Jimmy Cobb, Bob Moses, Horacio El Negro Hernandez, Calixto Oviedo, Jason Moran, Chucho Valdes, Dave Liebman, Bill Pierce, Greg Osby, and his father Carlos Averhoff.