New York City saxophonist and recording artist Sharel Cassity tours the world performing straight-ahead jazz and original music to the delight of fans and critics. Appearing in Downbeat Magazine's Critics' Poll category for "Rising Star, Alto Saxophone" during 2010 and 2011, this Oklahoma City native is quickly making waves on the New York jazz scene. As a leader, Cassity has enchanted Manhattan's notoriously discriminating audiences at Dizzy's Club Coca Cola, Blue Note, NBC's Rainbow Room, and more. To learn more about Sharel Cassity, visit