The Sue Orfield Band
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The Sue Orfield Band

Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
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"About Sue Orfield"

"Sue is as comfortable playing Nirvana as Thelonious Monk." - Everett Herald


"About Sue Orfield"

"Sue Orfield is one of those rare players that can deliver technique with charisma." - Washington Blues Society Bluesletter


"About Sue Orfield"

"I caught the Tribe of Five...and the band was incredible. A fiery tenor sax player (Sue Orfield) with amazing energy and proficiency wailed above and harmonized with the voices...." - The Anchorage Press


"About BONK!"

"Cool, jazzy melodies twist with everything from calypso to funk and bluegrass." - Volume One Magazine, Eau Claire, WI


Discography

Now Let Us Sing, 2007 Red Cedar Records

BONK!, 2009 Red Cedar Records

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In 2009 The Sue Orfield Band was voted "Eau Claire's Best Jazz Band" by the Volume One Reader Poll. With influences that range from Johnny Cash to Johnny Coltrane, SOB plays music that defies categorization.

Sue Orfield plays the tenor saxophone with the whimsy of Sonny Rollins, the passion of Kurt Cobain, the soul of Bill Withers, and the joy of Ella Fitzgerald. Along with a compelling mastery of her instrument, Sue brings to the stage a powerful presence and a joy of all things musical.

Although Sue Orfield now resides in Northwestern Wisconsin, she was voted "Best Horn" by the Washington Blues Society for the years of 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004, when she lived in Seattle.