''SYNTH SAX SUCKS!!''

HIRE A WORLD CLASS PRO ON SAX, FLUTE, CLARINET or ZURNA AND MAKE YOUR TRACKS STAND OUT!

CHEAP RATES AND PACKAGE DEALS AVAILABLE.

NO STUDIO HIRE OR ARRANGING COSTS!

NO PAYMENT UNTIL YOU'RE SATISFIED

NO OBLIGATION TO PAY IF YOU DISLIKE THE FIRST TAKES

20 YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN MANY STYLES

 

 

INSTRUMENTS/STYLES

I've worked in many styles over the years and am happy to try new/different approaches as well. These are some of the genres I've worked in professionally to date...Jazz, Swing, Big Band, Rock, Funk, Reggae, Ska, Soul, R&B, Blues, Hip Hop, Brazilian, Latin, Bossa Nova, Salsa, Psychedelic, Progressive Rock, Arabic, Mediterranean, North African, Turkish, Balkan, Klezmer, Folk

I also improvise, sight read, compose, arrange and can transcribe recordings and write out parts. I can record entire horn sections and help with mixing/post production.

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  • Saxophones - soprano, alto, tenor, baritone

  • I play vintage Balanced Action and Mark VI Selmers and Keilwerth saxophones

  • These instruments have a big sound and strong character unlike most other sax makes

  • Mouthpieces - vintage Selmer, Berg Larson, Meyer and Otto Link. depending on the style and sound you want

  • Flute

  • I play solid silver hand made Muramatsu flutes

  • these flutes have a beautiful velvet tone

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  • Clarinet - SOPRANO and bass

  • I play vintage Selmer Paris Bb and bass clarinets and mouthpieces with a big flexible tone, as played by Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Eric Dolphy.

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  • Zurna (aka sorna, surla, mizmar....)

  • The predecessor of the Oboe is popular in the Middle East, North Africa and Balkans. I play large and small zurnas made in Istanbul, Turkey by master craftsmen

  • Other instruments and musicians

  • I also work with many top session musicians on the London scene who I could record for you. Just let me know what you need.