Angela Morris (Saxophone)

angela-bwAngela Morris is saxophonist-composer rapidly making her presence felt in the Brooklyn avant-jazz community. Originally from Toronto, she has performed across the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe. 

Her band Rallidae will release their new album, “Turned, and Was,” in November 2016, following their debut “Paper Birds” which AllAboutJazz called “an exceptional debut by and exciting and innovative new band.” Some other projects include TMT Trio, Angela Morris Quartet, and composing and conducting for an 18-piece big band co-lead with fellow tenor saxophonist Anna Webber. 

Morris is an alumna of the BMI Jazz Composer’s Workshop lead by Jim McNeely, and received her Masters degree in jazz composition from the City University of New York where she studied with Darcy James Argue. She has been awarded the Marvin Hamlisch award for Jazz Composition and is a Canada Council for the Arts grant recipient.