Ernie Krivda Jazz - The Bands

“The most distinctive saxophonist now playing..."
- David Dupont (Cadence Journal, 2010)

Ernie Krivda Jazz is the music that emanates from the world of this unique musician. It is packaged in a variety of sizes, contains different personnel, and it cuts a wide swath in terms of jazz styles. The common thread that binds them is the very personal musicianship of a one of a kind artist.

Ernie Krivda Quartet

The one of a kind tenor saxophone legend is most often in performance with a rhythm section of piano, bass and drums (and sometimes guitar). This type of ensemble, manned by superb performers from various parts of the jazz world, allows the creativity of Ernie Krivda to blossom and create the unique musical dramas, variety of moods and exciting interplay that have marked his performances for over five decades. In this setting, Krivda will perform his unique and compelling original compositions along with his distinctive arrangements and interpretations of classic standards!

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Ernie Krivda & The Fat Tuesday Big Band

In 1993, the legendary tenor saxophonist formed the Fat Tuesday Big Band. Named for the biggest party of them all, this band would be an instrument of joy. Its rhythm would be a source of joy. Music played to elevate the spirit and touch the hearts of its audience. Built on the tradition of the great big bands of the past, The Fat Tuesday Big Band Brings a distinctive energy to its performances that makes each concert or dance an unforgettable event.

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“Krivda consistently hits the mark...a wonderful composer...his talents rank him in the upper tier of jazz performers..."
- Steve Lowery (All Music Guide)

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Read about Ernie’s beginnings, first gig experiences, and more! Check out Ernie’s upcoming performances with all of his bands! Hear Ernie’s music, buy his albums, and more!
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