Chicago Music Store Teacher of the Month: Brian Hicks

Saxophonist Brian Hicks plays regularly in the Tucson music scene and has performed with many notable acts including The Temptations, Linda Ronstadt, and Tito Puente Jr.

In 2010 Brian won the University of Arizona’s annual President’s Concerto Competition performing Richard Rodney Bennett’s “Concerto for Stan Getz.” In 2011-2012, he toured with the show In the Mood: A 1940’s Musical Revue, traveling throughout the US and Australia. Brian also traveled to China twice with the University of Arizona Big Band.

While attending the U of A, Mr. Hicks studied with Dr. Kelland Thomas and Professor Jeff Haskell. Brian currently plays lead alto for Big Band Express and performs regularly with Lonely Street Productions, The LoBros, and Duo Vibrato.

Brian can be reached by email or at 520-481-7073.