Anna Hoffmann Octet
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Anna Hoffmann Octet

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Anna Hoffmann Octet @ Williams Hall

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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I really REALLY loved the music: great charts, great feel, great band!" - Andrew Hurlbut, NEC Creative Services Project Manager - Office of Public Relations & Marketing


I really REALLY loved the music: great charts, great feel, great band!" - Andrew Hurlbut, NEC Creative Services Project Manager - Office of Public Relations & Marketing


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This Boston based Jazz Octet features a three piece horn section, cello, vibraphone, guitar, bass, drums and piano. Composer/Arranger Saxophonist Anna Hoffmann founded the group in 2005.

The Repertoire focuses on Originals by the group and some arrangements of tunes by contemporary artists like Kenny Garrett, Joshua Redman and Urban Knights. Some of the repertoire is more Funk oriented while other tunes are more Straight Ahead and Contemporary Jazz. The main influences are the Yellowjackets, San Francisco Jazz Collective, Herbie Hancock, Steely Dan, Maria Schneider, Joshua Redman and Kenny Garrett.
The Repertoire focuses on Jazz Originals and some arrangements of tunes by contemporary artists like Kenny Garrett, Joshua Redman and Urban Knights. Some of the main influences are the Yellowjackets, Steely Dan, Herbie Hancock, Maria Schneider and Maceo Parker.