Saxophonist and composer Aaron Hedenstrom has performed internationally as a saxophonist and composer. As a writer, Aaron has written numerous big band works, string arrangements, small group pieces, and chamber works. As a saxophone performing artist, Aaron has been featured as a guest artist by universities such as University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Wichita State University and Eastern Washington University. Aaron has performed at top-tier music venues nationwide including the Dakota Jazz Club, Snug Harbor, the Next Generation Jazz Festival, Scat Jazz Lounge, and the Eaux Claires Festival.
“It’s a stylishly written and played contemporary jazz set. Rich, alluring melodies and striking harmonic colors.” – City Pages
“From start to finish, it sounds like music of heart and soul. Filled with real melodies, storytelling, thoughtfulness and sass, it’s well-written and well-played, with staying power.” – MinnPost
“The compositions highlight the dynamic group interplay and energetic spirit of each member of the band, striking a balance between intricate arrangements and open-ended solo sections.” – Jazz Police