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Jon Raskin
Saxophonist, composer, Rova member, band leader
Jon Raskin has been a member of Rova Saxophone Quartet for the last 42 years exploring the relationship of improvisation and composition, developing and honing the language of ensemble music and researching linguistic possibilities of the saxophone. He has performed and/ or recorded with Anthony Braxton, Fred Frith, Sam Rivers, Tim Berne, Phillip Johnston, Leo Smith, Frank Gratkowsi, Phillip Greenlief and Henry Kaiser. Currents CD's include "In Transverse Time", "Saxophone Special Revisited" & No favorites" with the Rova Saxophone Quartet. ""Open Box" on the Tzadic Label with Carla Harryman, John Shuirba, Gino Robair, Ava Mendoza and Liz Allbee", "All At Once" FPR Trio with Frank Gratskowsi, Phillip Greenlief and Jon Raskin.

Phillip Greenlief and Jon Raskin 2 + 2 Series is working on and performing the Music of Steve Lacy and the new group the Out of Bounds Trio with Safa Shokrai and Tim Bulkley is performing regularly in Northern California.
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CDs on which Jon Raskin appears:
ArtistTitleLabelNumber
John English, Jim Kerwin, George Marsh, Jon Raskin Edges
Artist: John English, Jim Kerwin, George Marsh, Jon Raskin
Title: Edges
Label: Evander Music Em 039
Label page on this site: Evander Music
Evander Music Em 039
Jon Raskin Quartet Jon Raskin Quartet
Artist: Jon Raskin Quartet
Title: Jon Raskin Quartet
Label: Rastascan Records BRD 059
Label page on this site: Rastascan Records
Rastascan Records BRD 059
Out by 5 Shards from a Future Utopia
Artist: Out by 5
Title: Shards from a Future Utopia
Label: Rastascan Records BRD 1234
Label page on this site: Rastascan Records
Rastascan Records BRD 1234
T.D. Skatchit & Company T.D. Skatchit & Company
Artist: T.D. Skatchit & Company
Title: T.D. Skatchit & Company
Label: Edgetone Records EDT4096
Label page on this site: Edgetone Records
Edgetone Records EDT4096
Philip Gelb between/waves
Artist: Philip Gelb
Title: between/waves
Label: Sparkling Beatnik Records SBR0006
Label page on this site: Sparkling Beatnik Records
Sparkling Beatnik Records SBR0006
Kaolithic Music The Dynamite Sessions
Artist: Kaolithic Music
Title: The Dynamite Sessions
Label: Evander Music Em 026
Label page on this site: Evander Music
Evander Music Em 026