Tivon Pennicott (Saxophone)
Born: 27th December 1985
Artist's website: https://tivonpennicott.com/
Tivon Pennicott is an American composer, orchestrator and tenor saxophonist.
Of Jamaican parentage, he grew up in Marietta, Georgia, but moved to Miami, Florida, where he studied music at the University of Miami. On a visit in Los Angeles, he met and was invited to perform with Kenny Burrell, who was a major influence on him. He ultimately recorded on Kenny Burrell's record "Be Yourself", recorded live in Jazz at Lincoln Center at Dizzy's Club Coca Cola on September 9, 2008. Pennicott then moved to New York City in late 2009, where he formed the Sound Quartet with pianist Mike Battaglia, bassist Spencer Murphy, and drummer Kenneth Salters.