Testimonial from James Romain

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Dr. James Romain Associate Professor of Saxophone Drake University USA


Dr. James Romain serves as Associate Professor of Saxophone and Assistant Director of Jazz Studies at Drake University in Des Moines, IA.

James Romain is an active chamber musician. He is currently the baritone saxophonist with the Oasis Saxophone Quartet, also featuring Dr. David Camwell from Simpson College, Prof. James Bunte from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and Prof. Nathan Nabb from Morehead State University.

As a jazz saxophonist, Romain is the lead alto saxophonist of the Des Moines Big Band. He has also performed with Clark Terry, Ron Miles, Eric Gunnison, and at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland.

Dr. Romain holds prior degrees from the University of North Texas, where he was a teaching fellow and a student of Professor James Riggs

James Romain is a Conn-Selmer Artist, and performs exclusively on Selmer Paris saxophones. He also performs on Rico Reserve and Jazz Select Reeds. Dr. Romain serves as Membership Director for the North American Saxophone Alliance.