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check calendar for upcoming R-EFFEcT performances. Peace .... Rb ronbaxterjazz@hotmail.com (919)610-0047

Biography

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IT'S REFRESHING TO HEAR A CD LIKE THIS!!!
Reviewer: Sam Lewis, Elastic Arts Foundation

"The Ron Baxter 4TeT's latest CD, Live @ Java 101, is a great example of players that are deeply rooted in the tradition of Jazz, but aren't afraid to take chances to move the genre along...."

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TENOR MAN RON BAXTER GETS REVIEW FOR CD LIVE @ JAVA 101!!! Reviewer: Owen Cordle, News & Observer, Raleigh

"...additional good news is that Baxter's playing is his own -- from serene to boisterous, from graceful to bruising....."

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...BE ON THE LOOK OUT FOR MY SECOND RECORDING COMING SUMMER 2009 W/ MY GROUP......

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THANKS AND ENJOY THE SITE. Rb

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About RON BAXTER ......

Ron's music interest reflects his passion for performing and education.

NOTABLE APPEARANCES
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African Festival of the Arts, Chicago
South Shore Cultural Center, Chicago
Iowa City Jazz Festival, Iowa City
Peru Jazz Festival, Lima -- Peru
European Tour 2008
Fayetteville State University Jazz FestivaL,
Guest Artist (March 23, 24, 2008)

Thelonious Monk Jazz Festival, Rocky MT NC
Chocolate Festival, Moorehead City NC
Lincoln Theater, Raleigh NC
Bimbe Festival, Durham NC
Cary Wine Festival, Cary NC
Carrboro Arts Festival, NC
Duke Gardens Summer Concert Series, Durham NC
Lake Wheeler Concert Series, Apex NC
Meredith College Summer Music Series, Raleigh NC

Mardi Gras, New Orleans 2000

IAJE Conference, HBCU All-Star Big Band, Long Beach California 2005

Has shared the stage with but not limited to
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Winard Harper, Antonio Hart, David Sanchez, Wayne Bergeson and Legendary drummer Ed Thigpen, Neena Freelon, vocalist Adia Ledbetter, Brian Horton, Yolanda Hall, Jimmie Owens, Brandford Marsalis, Stacy Dillard.......... Raleigh Jazz Orchestra, Raleigh Symphony Orchestra, Greensboro Big Band.
Ron performs at various clubs and venues throughout NC as a leader and sideman

EDUCATION CREDENTIALS
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Instructor of Saxophone
SHAW UNIVERSITY, Raleigh NC

B.S. Music Ed Degree, NCA&T 1997 Phi Mu Alpha

B.A. Jazz Studies, NCCU 2005 with Dr. Ira Wiggins and Branford Marsalis

M.M. Jazz Studies, NIU 2007 Liberace Jazz Scholar

Director of Bands, Goldsboro High School 1997-2001 Founded Jazz Program and Annual GHS Jazz Festival 1999

Guest Conductor, Elizabeth City State University Middle School Concert Band Festival 2000

Contest Adjudicator-Battle of the Bands, Durham North Carolina. Various others

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Discography

Debut Recording - Live @ "Java 101"
Ron Baxter 4TeT (2005-07) Chitown/Midwest

Radio airplay: WSHA 88.9FM Shaw U.

WCOM 103.5fm Chapel Hill/Carrboro
www.communityradio.coop

http://cdbaby.com/cd/ronbaxter4tet

Set List

Originals, arrangements, Urban Swing