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Jimmie Tjari Highsmith
Recording and Performing Artist, Rochester, NY

Jimmie, or as friends call him Tjari, was born September 18, 1967 in “Flower City” Rochester NY. Critically acclaimed, Grammy Nominated and award winning Saxophonist Jimmie Highsmith Jr., has shared the stage with and opened for multiple Grammy Award winners, including Najee, Alicia Keys, Víctor and Joseph Wooten, Chris Botti, Grover Washington Jr., and Wynton Marsalis just to name a few. In the last ten years he has recorded 7 top selling smooth jazz CD’s that have sold thousands worldwide with his 6th CD “The Anthology of Sound” receiving a Grammy Nomination.. Jimmie has also been honored to record with several other musicians, singers and rappers on their projects. Jimmie Highsmith Jr’s sax work represents some of the best in the Smooth Jazz Genre. June 1st was proclaimed by then Mayor Robert J. Duffy “Jimmie Highsmith Jr Day” in Rochester NY.

http://www.jimmiehighsmithjr.com/
https://www.facebook.com/jase.highsmith

What They Play

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ESS642 Learn More +

This very responsive straight one-piece professional soprano boasts an evenness of tone quality across the range of the instrument with exceptional intonation.

  • High F# key
  • Hand-engraved bell
  • Italian leather pads
  • Metal resonators
  • Blued steel springs
  • Deluxe case with backpack straps
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EAS640 Learn More +

A traditional-style professional saxophone. The EAS640 is a free-
blowing horn with a focused, big sound and precise intonation.
Solid construction with ergonomic hand position and extras such
as adjustable palm key heights.

  • High F# key 
  • Upper and lower stack adjustment screws 
  • Adjustable palm key heights 
  • Hand-engraved neck and bell 
  • Double-braced low C, B, and Bb keys 
  • Italian leather pads 
  • Metal resonators 
  • Adjustable metal thumb hook 
  • Hand-hammered bell 
  • Blue steel springs 
  • CASX600A case included 
  • Available finishes: 
    • Rich gold lacquer 
    • Dark vintage lacquer
    • Black nickel-plated
    • Black nickel-plated with sliver-plated keys
      • The black nickel plating offers a brighter sound for today's contemporary players