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About Dylan


Dylan Ocorr’s multifaceted career and musical experiences are a result of his desire to utilize the full potential of music to transform society. From composing, to performing at the Rochester International Jazz Festival, to teaching music at an orphanage in Malawi Africa, Dylan regularly engages with a wide range of musical disciplines.


As a gifted musician whose passion for authentic and original music drives his unique style, he actively performs, composes, and teaches in a multiplicity of styles and on varying instruments. His drive to bring an authentic musical expression has opened many doors and taken him around the world.


A recent graduate of the Jazz Studies program at the Eastman School of Music, Dylan has played with the Eastman New Jazz Ensemble and Eastman Jazz Ensemble traveling to Lincoln Center to compete in the first ever national collegiate jazz competition, “The Jack Rudin Jazz Championships.” As a member of this ensemble, he also performed at the prestigious Rochester International Jazz Festival in Kodak Hall. 


He can be heard performing regularly with the Dave Rivello Ensemble, the Dylan Ocorr Quartet, and the Kenaniah Project, as well as at various venues and at many area churches where he plays saxophone and frequently leads groups from the piano.


Through his various foreign mission trips, Dylan’s passion for bringing music to people extends to orphanages in Haiti, Mexico, and Malawi, Africa, where he has brought instruments shared his skills in teaching music to the children.

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