About the Band
Developed under the award-winning jazz studies department at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, Coriolis Effect has recently released an EP of all original music, has been featured on Wisconsin Public Radio as well as in various magazine articles, and has performed alongside Grammy-nominated pianist Geoff Keezer. Performing extensively throughout the Chippewa Valley and Twin Cities areas, Coriolis Effect was recently featured at the Artists Quarter in the Twin Cities' Jazz Society's Young Artist's Series. Independently, the musicians in Coriolis Effect hold high achievements in music and the synthesis of their work has sparked an inspiring output of new and original jazz music.
Tyler Anderson: Sax
Tyler Anderson is a saxophonist who is currently residing in Eau Claire, WI. He is working on a degree in saxophone performance at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. Tyler has performed and recorded on saxophone, flute, and clarinet with many groups in the Twin Cities and in various areas around the world including England, Ireland, and the Caribbean. These groups include the Andrew Frederick Trio, Twin Cities Horns, Jason Harms Quintet, Aaron Hedenstrom Orchestra, and the Carnival Cruise Lines Show Band . He is also a member of the acclaimed UWEC Jazz Ensemble I under the direction of Robert Baca where he has had the opportunity to perform with artists such as Kenny Holman, and Nicholas Payton.
Tyler has served not only as a player, but also as a composer and arranger. In the Fall of 2010 he was asked to write a big band arrangement for international jazz vocalist Connie Evingson.
Miguel Hurtado: Drums
Born and raised in South Minneapolis, MN, Miguel began playing drums at age 11 while in grade school at the Ramsey International Fine Arts Center. He has been performing regularly at local venues and festivals including the Dakota Jazz Club, Artists’ Quarter, and the Twin Cities Jazz Festival with youth bands and with well known local musicians since the age of 14. Upon graduating from Minneapolis South High School, he moved to New York City where he studied at the Manhattan School of Music and played around the city. Miguel has had the opportunity to study/play with Justin Dicoccio, John Riley, Gary Dial, Scott Wendholt, Steve Wilson, Steve Slagle, Willie Jones III, Dana Hall, Mark Turner, Bruce Forman, Cecil Bridgewater, Charmaine Neville, Kevin Washington, Jay Epstein, J.T. Bates, Floyd Thompson, and many more. After 4 years in NYC, Miguel moved back to Minneapolis and is currently performing regularly throughout the Midwest area in various musical settings. In addition to performing, he also works as a clinician at schools and workshops, as well as teaching privately.