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Jazmin Ghent

Jazmin Ghent Discography

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Jazmin Ghent is an award-winning international jazz saxophonist and educator who has quickly become a leading figure for the new generation of jazz, R&B, and gospel. Her journey in the jazz industry began with the Show Your Talent competition aboard the Smooth Jazz Cruise in 2014.

Jazmin’s career has been marked by numerous accolades. In 2019, she received the prestigious NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Album for her third studio album, “The Story of Jazz”. She was subsequently nominated for the award again in 2022 for her fourth album, “Forever Jaz”. In 2019, Jazmin was nominated for Smooth Jazz Network’s Best Artist of the Year and was voted 2017’s Best New Smooth Jazz Artist.

Jazmin has 6 top 5 Billboard singles, including Kickin’ It Up, Stride, Amends, Work Wit It, Heat and Compared to What. These songs remained on the Billboard Smooth Jazz Airplay Chart for 20+ weeks and received heavy rotation on major jazz stations including Sirius XM Watercolors. Her most successful hit, Kickin It Up, was #1 on the Billboard Smooth Jazz Airplay Chart.

Jazmin has performed at some of the most prestigious festivals and venues such as The Dave Koz Cruise, Brian Culbertson’s Napa Valley Jazz Getaway, Newport Beach Jazz Festival, Long Beach Jazz Festival, Mallorca Smooth Jazz Festival, Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival, Berks Jazz Festival, Catalina Island Jazztrax, Punta Cana Jazz Festival, Cancun Jazz Festival, Low Country Jazz Festival, Seabreeze Jazz Festival, Lake Arbor Jazz Festival, Barbados Jazz Festival, Stockton Jazz Festival and the Capital Jazz Cruise.

In addition to her performing career, Jazmin is also an accomplished music educator. She taught music to students in grades K-5 for five years in Lakeland, Florida. In 2020, Jazmin was invited by the US Embassy in Haiti to spend seven days presenting music workshops to adults and children. She worked with musicians, demonstrating the origin of jazz from standards to the jazz of today. The week culminated with Jazmin headlining the International Jazz Festival in Port Au Prince, Haiti. She was also selected to perform at the 2022 World EXPO in Dubai.

Jazmin career is a testament to her dedication to the saxophone. Her contributions as a player, teacher, and composer have left a lasting impact on the saxophone community. Her story continues to inspire saxophonists around the world, making her a true legend in the world of jazz.

Page last updated 7/7/2024.

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