Gideon Tazelaar playing the tenor in a chair


Tenor saxophonist Gideon Tazelaar grew up in the Netherlands, where he developed his musical skills by playing with Benjamin Herman and John Engels from a young age.

Gideon Tazelaar

In 2017 he moved to New York City, where he studied at the Juilliard School of Music and played with and was mentored by George Coleman and Wynton Marsalis.

In 2020 he recorded and released his debut album, Volume 1, which features Ian Cleaver, Felix Moseholm and Jorge Rossy.

Album cover of Volume 1 by Ian Cleaver and Gideon Tazelaar


  • Ian Cleaver - trumpet
  • Gideon Tazelaar - tenor saxophone
  • Jorge Rossy - drums
  • Felix Moseholm - bass
  • Benjamin Herman - alto saxophone
  • Joris Roelofs - bass clarinet

More information on Dox Records.


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