Based in southern California, Ian Buss is a saxophone artist, composer/arranger, and music educator. He has performed around the country as a leader and sideman and has served on the faculty of the Young Lions Jazz Conservatory and the UCSD Jazz Camp. He teaches private saxophone lessons in San Diego, CA.
Ian's music is inspired by visual art, literature, and the human experience. Originally from San Diego, he lived in New York City for several years and has explored many different styles of music, including jazz, classical, afro-cuban, bossa nova, rock, and pop. He has recently shared the stage with Gilbert Castellanos and GRAMMY winning guitarist/singer Fuzzy Rankin. A graduate of the New School for Jazz & Contemporary Music, Ian has performed at numerous venues in the New York City area, including the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Joe's Pub, and Brooklyn Bowl, and around the country. He also performs at a variety of events, which have included an international United Nations conference, wedding parties, and corporate functions.