Jowee Omicil -//- Roots & Grooves – [Bbjuiss Record, 2009]
Jowee Omicil, a native of Montreal, Canada with roots of the island of Haiti plays the saxophone-alto, tenor, soprano- flute, and clarinet. He plays his wind instruments in a poetic and harmonious style couple with a stance that makes one wonder if he is equipped with Òfour lungs.Ó Kenny Garrett and many other Jazz greats such as Wayne Shorter, John Coltrane and Miles Davis influenced his sound.
An alumnus of the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston where he majored in Music Education, Jowee Omicil brings to his craft, innovation and a new development in the music that he creates. He later went on to further his education as he entered the Thelonius Monk Institute among the 20 “hand-picked” around the US and was featured on BET Jazz. After Berklee, Jowee began his work in Music Education as Chair of the Music Department at Mission Hill School, Boston, MA. He held this position for four years while performing with his group “The Core” during his free time. He also created and developed the curriculum for the woodwind and brass instruments for the Musical Department at Bronx Preparatory Charter School and taught for 3 years.
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