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Nathanael Ankeny is an active saxophonist and passionate music educator. He is an assistant professor of music at George Fox University, where he directs the jazz ensemble and teaches applied saxophone, jazz appreciation, and aural skills. He is also the director of the Sherwood High School Jazz Ensemble II. Nathanael enjoys teaching saxophone, clarinet, and jazz improvisation to private students of all ages and abilities, and is a regular clinician and adjudicator at area schools and festivals.
Nathanael Ankeny and Friends performs live jazz in the greater Portland area, and features Seth Ahnert on piano and vocalist Jessica Ahnert, plus other talented local musicians. From classic standards to more adventuresome originals and arrangements, the group performs at various events and private parties.