John Maurice Restrepo is a talented jazz musician based on Long Island
Saxophonist John Maurice Restrepo is a multi-instrumentalist focusing on soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, flute and clarinet. He has worked and recorded with The Jazz Cumbia Project, The John Restrepo Quartet, The Welfare Poets, Blitz the Ambassador, The Scofflaws, Hassan Salam, Public Enemy, Fat Cat Big Band, Interplay Jazz Orchestra, Rob Murat, Queen Rose, Miss Marie, and recorded Saxophone for the score in the documentary Bronx Princess, and on FOX’s Fearless Music with Blitz the Ambassador. Mr. Restrepo was a student at New York University, The City College of New York, and he has also studied and performed with Arturo O'Farrill, Ralph Lalama, Rich Perry, Ron McClure, David Murray Jim Cammack. Mr. Restrepo leads his own quartet playing throughout Long Island. He also closed a successful three-year run weekly residence at Tap and Barrel in Smithtown, NY in late 2018.