Graeme Norris has resided in New York City since 2012. In 2014 he graduated from the Masters in Jazz Performance program at Manhattan School of Music, where he now teaches. He was a featured soloist on the Grammy nominated CD, “Que Viva Harlem” with the Manhattan School of Music Afro Cuban Jazz Orchestra, directed by Bobby Sanabria.
Graeme has played at some of the Big Apple’s best known jazz venues including Dizzy’s, Mezzrow, Smalls, Sounds of Brazil, the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Antique Garage, Jules, Cleopatra’s Needle and Little Branch.
He has performed with Eartha Kitt, Jerry Lewis, Frankie Valli, Tom Burlinson, James Morrison, Emma Pask, Craig Scott, The Enthusiastic Musicians Orchestra, The View From Madeleine’s Couch, West End Composers Collective, and Dan Quigley.
From 2004 to 2012 Graeme taught saxophone and improvisation at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music and the Jazz Music Institute.
Graeme Norris – tenor sax
Tyler Cooney – guitar
Blake Lonie – bass
Sam Castan – drums