Erica Lindsay

Artist in Residence

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Music


B.A., New York University. Musician (tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute); composer. Has played at major jazz festivals in Europe, Asia, and the United States, and major venues including Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Sweet Basil’s, The Bottom Line, Merkin Hall, Knitting Factory. Performances and recordings with McCoy Tyner, Reggie Workman, Art Blakey, Oliver Lake, Ted Curson, Howard Johnson, Clifford Jordan, others. Has composed and arranged for Hamburg Radio Big Band, Unique Munich Saxophone Choir, Melba Liston & Co., and theatrical productions (John Carter’s Feed the Beast; Carl Hancock Rux’s Song of Sad Young Men). Leads Erica Lindsay Quartet/Quintet. Selected discography: Dreamer (Candid Records); The Flame, Soul Catcher, Yes/Live at Rosendale Cafe (ARC Records). At Bard since 2001.


2011-06-06 — Performance
The American Composers Orchestra will perform a reading of Erica Lindsay's composition, "Inner Dialogue" June 6th, 7:30pm at The Miller Theatre. Sponsored by the Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University.

2011-05-14 — Performance
Performed on tenor saxophone new works by composer Oliver Lake, at the Jazz Gallery, New York City.


Phone: 845-758-6822 x6826
Location: Avery Center for the Arts
Office: Center for Film, Electronic Arts, and Music, N208