Biography

Wesley Chin is a transcriber, saxophonist, and flight instructor based in New Jersey. His interest in music began at the age of 6 with the piano, studying classical music for several years later. He then picked up the alto saxophone at age 11 and drum set at age 14. Wesley's interest in jazz developed in early high school, where he became involved with the school's music program through playing lead alto in the Wind Ensemble, jazz ensembles, and forming a jazz combo. Currently, Wesley studies Finance at the Rutgers Business School in New Brunswick, New Jersey. In 2020, he published a book of 50 solo transcriptions of jazz saxophonist Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, entitled "Chad LB Transcribed." Since then, Wesley has published 2 additional transcription books with Lefkowitz-Brown. Wesley has also completed transcription work for other musicians including Grace Kelly, Leo P, Vincent Herring, Steven Feifke, Michael Wilbur, Jumaane Smith, Sam Dillon, and Andrew Gould. Besides music, Wesley's other passion is aviation. He completed his first solo flight on his 16th birthday and obtained his private pilot certificate on his 17th birthday. Since then, he obtained his instrument rating, commercial pilot certificate, and certified flight instructor certificate. He now works as a flight instructor, providing instruction to students pursuing FAA Private Pilot and Commercial Pilot certificates and plans to begin working as an airline pilot in the near future.

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