Anna Hoffmann Octet

Anna Hoffmann Octet

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This Boston based Jazz & Funk Octet features a 3-piece horn section, cello, vibes, guitar, bass & drums. The Repertoire focuses on Originals and some arrangements. Main influences are the Yellowjackets, Steely Dan, Herbie Hancock, San Francisco Jazz Collective.

Biography

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.

Set List

We have a solid repertoire of Originals & Arrangements for two sets (45-60min per set). Some of the repertoire is more Funk oriented while other tunes are more Straight Ahead and Contemporary Jazz.