PRISM Quartet

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Matthew Levy has been hailed by the Saxophone Journal as “a complete virtuoso of the tenor saxophone” and by the New York Times for his “energetic and enlivening” performances. His music is highlighted on three PRISM recordings on Koch and innova. From 2000-2011, he served as Director of the Philadelphia Music Project at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

PRISM Newsletter

August 2, 2017 4:15 am Published by

Read PRISM’s latest newsletter which cover the Quartet’s upcoming and most recent albums, including “Paradigm Lost.”  


June 12, 2015 10:59 pm Published by

Matt Mendez wrote a fascinating article for NewMusicBox on PRISM and the rich history of saxophone quartets. An absolute must-read ...

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Miguel Zenon


January 16, 2014 9:44 pm Published by

The PRISM Quartet presents Heritage/Evolution, a groundbreaking three concert series at Philadelphia’s World Cafe Live and New York City's Symphony Space featuring world premieres of new works composed and performed by today’s most inventive jazz saxophonists: Steve Lehman, Dave Liebman, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Greg Osby, Tim Ries, and Miguel Zenón.

Join us for an unprecedented saxophone summit as PRISM, a “bold ensemble that set the standard for contemporary-classical saxophone quartets” (The New York Times), partners with six master artists who defy convention.