Jonathan Suazo is a Puerto Rican Saxophonist / Composer / Arranger and Flow Artist. Architect of a new afro-caribbean sound, his music highlights traditional rhythms from his Puerto Rican / Dominican roots and ancestry within a Cross-Cultural Fusion container of his many musical influences. He obtained his Masters Degree in Contemporary Performance at Berklee College of Music (Global Jazz Institute).
JS is a current Rope a Dope music label artist for his Ricano album release on 8/4/2023 and is also a Winter 2023 South Arts Jazz Road winner. He's been taught by renowned musicians: David Sanchez, Terri Lyne Carrington, Marco Pignataro, John Patitucci, Danilo Pérez, George Garzone and Joe Lovano. He has performed in venues such as Dizzy's Club Coca Cola, Martinique Jazz Fest, Puerto Rico Heineken Jazz Fest, SF JAZZ, and many more. He's collaborated with artists such as: Paoli Mejías, ILé, Miguel Zenón, Emil "El Hijo de Borikén" Martínez, David Sánchez, Kevin Harris, Rakalam Bob Moses, Giovanni Hidalgo, Christian Nieves, Tito Matos, Calma Carmona, William Cepeda, Jon Secada, Pedro Capó, Obie Bermudez, Hans Glawischnig, Humberto Ramirez, Silverio Perez & Charlie Sepúlveda.
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