Ken Field

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Jazz saxophonist

Ken Field is a composer, saxophonist, flautist, and percussionist. He has received international public and critical acclaim for his solo work, his work with the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble (which he leads), Birdsongs of the Mesozoic, Willie Loco Alexander's Persistence of Memory Orchestra, and the Armenian/American jazz project Musaner, as well as his commissioned compositions and performances with Bridgman/Packer Dance. Field has composed a number of pieces for the children's television program Sesame Street. He was named a 2017 Finalist in Music Composition by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and currently serves on the Organizing Committee of HONK! Festival, and as President of the Board of Directors of Jazz Boston & Vice President of the Board of Directors of Tutoring Plus of Cambridge. Field hosts The New Edge, a weekly radio program of creative instrumental music currently airing on WMBR, WOMR, and taintradio.

Ken Field