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Max Light is a guitarist from the Washington DC area, now living in New York City.  He lived in Boston for 6 years where he studied at New England Conservatory and performed every Friday and Saturday at the legendary Wally’s Jazz Cafe with world renowned trumpeter Jason Palmer.  His guitar playing and musicianship have garnered him experience and acclaim playing all over the world. He has performed with Donny McCaslin, Jason Palmer, Noah Preminger, Tia Fuller, Rudy Royston and Guillermo Klein among many others. He was a member of the Creative Ensemble Collective with Donny McCaslin from 2015-2016 and in the summer of 2017 he was a featured artist at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival at National Sawdust.  He recorded a two volume live album at Wally’s Jazz Club in Boston with Jason Palmer’s band that was released on Steeplechase Records in 2018. He recorded on Noah Preminger’s newest album for Criss Cross, Afterlife, which was released in April 2019. His debut trio recording, Herplusme, is set to release on Red Piano Records in fall 2019. He regularly performs as an artist in residence at Hotel 7132 in Vals, Switzerland through Newvelle Records. Max was an instructor at the Washington DC Jazz Academy of Music from 2013-2016 where he taught extensive private lessons to all ages and levels as well as music theory classes.