“ I broke a magical mouthpiece years ago and have finally found the sound that I’ve been searching for with the alto Bari Hard Rubber.”
Keith Cooper is a Saxophonist (Flute, Clarinet, Guitar, Piano) out of Miami, Florida. He earned a degree in Music Education at the University of Miami where he studied under David Pope. He developed his style and sound at a gospel church in NY where he grew up and got his early musical training. Keith is Music Director at Christopher Columbus High School where he runs the Jazz Band, Rock Ensemble, and Percussion Courses. He also works at Bay 8 Studios in Miami as a producer, writer, arranger, and studio musician. He arranges music for saxophone quartets, Jazz Band, and many different performing groups.
Keith is presently a member of Jazz/Funk/Hip-Hop Group called Artofficial (artofficialmusic.net). They have released multiple albums, are signed with Sony Publishing, released two albums in Japan through Tower Records, toured extensively around the world, are winners of the Florida Grammy showcase, and have been featured in numerous documentary’s and albums. Keith was also a member of the punk/ska band called The Blinking Underdogs, which released several albums, toured the US, and played the Vans Warped Tour. As a musician he has played, shared the stage, and arranged music with Galactic, The Allman Brothers, Black Violin, Rakim, AfroJack, Wu Tang Clan, Dr. Dog, Melky Jean, The Supervillians, Brendan O’Hara, and countless groups through the years. He has recorded on tracks for Gym Class Heroes, Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Nas, John Legend, Lupe Fiasco, and many others.