Marty Fogel (saxophones, clarinet, flute) has played and toured internationally with major jazz artists, trumpeter Don Cherry and baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan. He also spent several years performing and recording in the band of the legendary rock artist Lou Reed. Marty was a cofounder of The Everyman Band, an innovative and internationally acclaimed group which toured throughout Europe and recorded for ECM Records. He also recorded a CD under his own name entitled, “many bobbingheads at last….” which was released on CMP Records. A more recent CD, “Bnai Keshet Suite,” is in collaboration with pianist/composer Mitch Schechter, and features Brian Glassman on bass. Over the years Marty has been fortunate to perform in a wide variety of musical styles with artists such as Ed Blackwell, David Bowie, Trilok Gurtu, John Lee Hooker, David Torn, Nana Vasconcelos, Colin Walcott, The Four Tops, The Spinners and The Temptations. Marty also currently performs with his own groups, MartyFogel’s Mixed Bag Quartet or Trio, and Thread of Blue. He is also a member of Djangle Box Project, and Diane Moser’s Composers Big Band. He has also been a member of the Erick Storckman Septet, Ron Aprea’s Big Band , The Ayn Sof Arkestra and a variety of other musical formats as leader or sideman. Since moving to Colchester, Vermont in 2017, Marty has had the good fortune to perform with some of the area’s finest Jazz players. Marty has also been a recipient of a performance grant from the National Endowment for the Arts which funded several concerts of his original music.