Yamaha Artist Christopher Creviston has been hailed as "one of the world's top saxophone artists..." (Audiophile Audition) with "the personality and fingers of a first rate soloist..." (American Record Guide), "subtle, perceptive phrasing, and flawless control of vibrato..." (Fanfare Magazine), Christopher Creviston has played venues ranging from Carnegie Hall to Paisley Park and the Apollo Theater.
As soloist and with the Capitol Quartet, Creviston has been featured with bands and orchestras across the U.S., including Baltimore, Indianapolis and National Symphony Orchestras, working with conductors André Previn, Neeme Järvi, Randall Craig Fleischer, Jack Everly and Steven Reinicke, to name a few. In demand as a recitalist and clinician, he performs regularly with the Capitol Quartet, and in duos with pianist Hannah Gruber Creviston, guitarist Oren Fader, and harpist Frances Duffy.
He has appeared in concert with jazz names Wycliff Gordon, John Pizzarelli, Ken Peplowski, Ann Hampton Callaway, Jon Faddis, Bobby Shew, Bunky Green, Jim Snidero, Bob Mintzer, Wayne Bergeron, Steve Houghton, Vinny DiMartino, Dave Liebman, Peggy Cone, and Marvin Stamm, and has had the pleasure of working with pop performers Crystal Gayle, Maureen McGovern, Billy Porter, Patti Russo, Marty Thomas, Lisa Vroman, David Raleigh, Ben Vereen and Kim Sozzi, as well as playing shows with jokester Bob Hope.
Now on faculty at Arizona State University, Dr. Creviston has held positions at the Crane School of Music (SUNY Potsdam), the Greenwich House of Arts (NYC), the University of Windsor (Canada), and the University of Michigan. His mentors include Donald Sinta, James Forger and Trent Kynaston. Creviston can be heard on recordings released on the Albany, Chandos, Einstein, Equilibrium, White Pine, Daddy-O, Shady Bear, Rocking Chair and Swirling Record labels.
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