Jean Fineberg

Saxophone, Flute

M.Ed. in Secondary Education, B.S. in Science; B.A. in Arts & Sciences, Pennsylvania State Univ. Founder, leader of Deuce, Saxophunk, The Party Monsters and JAZZphoria. Assistant Director and principal composer for The Montclair Women’s Big Band; toured and recorded with Melba Liston, David Bowie, Laura Nyro, Chic, Sister Sledge; prior Consultant, San Francisco Arts Commission; NEA Jazz Fellow; recipient of SF Friends of Chamber Music composition award, ASCAP music composition awards and several Meet The Composer grants; featured on Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz radio show.  Served as composer in residence at Ucross Foundation for the Arts (WY), Anderson Center for the Arts (MN), The Studios of Key West (FL) and Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts (WY.)