Nicole McCabe is a jazz alto saxophonist located in Portland Oregon. She takes influence from artists such as Cannonball Adderley, Kenny Garrett, Sonny Rollins, and many other artists rooted in the bebop and post bop era of jazz. Nicole performs in clubs such as the Fremont Theatre, The 1905, Senate, Teutonic Wine, Living Room Theatres and has performed alongside many famous Portland musicians such as Alan Jones and the Alan Jones Sextet, George Colligan, Joe Manis, Randy Porter, Ron Steen, and Charlie Porter ,Pura Vida Orchestra, Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble and famous musicians John Patitucci and Paquito D’Rivera. Nicole is a teacher for The Musicality Network company in Portland and teaches piano, clarinet, and saxophone regularly. Nicole has recently been offered a presidential scholarship for Berklee College of Music’s 5 week performance camp playing in the first year of the Women’s Performance Program ran by Terri Lyne Carrington.