Events downtown

Mar 09

Seba Molnar at Blue
Location: 650 Congress St, Portland, Maine 04101, US
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Award winning saxophonist and creator of the Charels River Jazz Festival bring his band to Portland ME. Saturday March 9th at Blue. The band will feature Seba Molnar on Saxophone, Jiri Nedoma on keys, Max Riddly on Bass and Ilya Blazh on Drums.The band will feature Seba Molnar on Saxophone, Jiri Nedoma on keys, Max Riddly on Bass and Ilya Blazh on Drums.

Seba Molnar is an award-winning saxophonist, composer, and educator, based out of Boston, Massachusetts. Originally from Canton New York Seba moved to Boston in 2012 to attend the Berklee College of Music. While at Berklee, Seba had the opportunity to study with world-renowned saxophonists George Garzone, Bill Pierce, and Tia Fuller.

Seba has made a name for himself as an in demand saxophonist both as a side man and leading his own groups. Seba has shared stages and with Grammy and Emmy Winning/Nominated artist like Ghost-note, Braxton Cook, Makaya McCraven, Patrice Rushen, Debo Ray, Charles Haynes, jazz legend George Garzone, as well as Mighty Mystic, Java Jukebox, Kat Wright and many more. Seba frequently plays in Boston and tours around the greater New England area. Seba has also played a number of international shows and festivals like Charles River Jazz Fest, Boston Jazz Fest, BAM’S Fest, Newton Festival of the Arts, First Night Boston and the Burlington Discover Jazz Fest. Seba’s talents have also led him to be featured on national TV and radio.

Though his music is heavily rooted in jazz, Seba’s curiosity for new sounds and innovation has enabled him to create a wide array of music that transcends genre. In March 2020, Seba released his debut album “Level Up”, featuring mentor George Garzone, with Jens Sweeting, Soso Gelovani, and Clemens Grassman

Seba is also the founder of the Charles River Jazz Festival and the Boston Jazz Foundation a 501(c)3 non profit dedicated to helping marginalized artist in the Boston area and supporting Jazz world wide.