Sandro Norton, Biography
During his time at university Sandro Norton studied with the likes of Mike Outram, Shaun Baxter, Ian Scott (Beach Boys), Phillip Mead (George Crumb), Dave Cliff (Lee Konitz) and Eddie Harvey (Ella Fitzgerald). He also studied privately with Charlie Banacos, Eric Roche, Dr Barry Harris, Jonathan Kreisberg and Vicki Genfan. Over the course of time Sandro Norton established himself as a session musician working in TV, orchestra and theatre music. His work portfolio includes film soundtracks, television theme tunes and studio work in pop, blues and jazz. He has also appeared in more than 100 national TV shows and played in front of 50,000 people. He is currently performing his solo album Flying High… At the heart of it and leads his own band featuring Gary Burton on vibraphone.
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In addition to leading his own bands, Sandro Norton has shared the stage and studio not only with the heroes and great peers mentioned above but also with the likes of Gary Burton, Barry Harris, Randy Brecker, Ian Anderson, Pip Williams, Bias, Vasilis Xenopoulos, Mario Barreiros, Carlos Barreto, Maria João and Filipe Raposo; to name a few.
Sandro Norton regularly performs in the top jazz venues and in major festivals across the country and around the world. As an educator he has established jazz programmes; along with presenting workshops for students of all ages.