Seba Molnar is a jazz saxophonist, woodwind artist, and private instructor, based out of Boston, Massachusetts. He has been gigging on saxophone and clarinet since the age of twelve. Seba grew up in Canton, New York, where his high school band director, Tim Savage, introduced him to jazz. After getting the music bug, he attended the Berklee College of Music, majoring in saxophone performance, with a concentration in jazz. He has had the opportunity to study with world-renowned saxophonists George Garzone, Bill Pierce, and Tia Fuller.
In addition to leading his own jazz groups, Seba performs throughout Boston and New England with a variety of bands. He currently makes regular appearances with The Seba Molnar Band, The New Review, The Collective, and Java Jukebox.
Seba’s curiosity for new sounds and innovation has enabled him to create a wide array of music that transcends genre. His music, though heavily rooted in jazz, explores sounds and cultures from all around the world.
“Music speaks to the soul and brings people together affecting everyone in their own way. Music is a beacon of hope and peace in this tumultuous world.”
Birthday: April 30
Schools Attended: Little River Community School, – H. C. Williams High School Canton, NY, – Berklee College of Music
Instruments You Teach: Piano, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute
Performances Music to Play: Jazz
Favorite Music to Listen to: Jazz, Classical, Funk, Pop
Something most people don’t know about you: I grew up in a military family! My father was a Captain in the Navy as a helicopter pilot.
Other hobbies & interests: Cooking, Soccer, Traveling
Where you were born & grew up: I grew up on a farm in up state NY in a small town called Canton. About 20minutes from Canada.
Heros: Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane, Stevie Wonder
Always practice slow and with a metronome. Listen to the masters.