Andy Sheppard Interview

Andy Sheppard Interview

Since the 1980’s ECM artist Andy Sheppard has been one of the UK’s most identifiable saxophonists. As a composer and saxophonist he has recorded and toured with so many amazing musicians including free jazz pianist Carla Bley, Gill Evans and John Schofield. I caught...
Elan Trotman Interview

Elan Trotman Interview

I first heard of this great new contemporary sax player when he toured the UK with smooth jazz legend Peter White. That was in 2012 and now it seems his name is popping up everywhere! I caught up with Elan in between tours for a chat about his career and how he got...
Fred Vigdor Interview

Fred Vigdor Interview

For the last 20 years Fred Vigdor has been touring the world with the amazing Average White Band. I saw the band perform recently in England and caught up with Fred after the show to talk about his career. NM: How did you get your start in music Fred? FV: I grew up in...
Candy Dulfer Interview

Candy Dulfer Interview

Born and raised in Holland, Candy recorded her first million selling album “Saxuality” at just 19 years old for which she won a Grammy nomination. That was back in 1989 and since then she has toured and recorded with Prince, Van Morrison, Sheila E and just about...
Andy Snitzer Interview

Andy Snitzer Interview

From Miles Davis to the Rolling Stones, Andy Snitzer is one of the busiest and most successful touring musicians on the scene today. I caught up with Andy just before he set off on a European tour with Paul Simon and Sting, to have a chat about his career and his...
Amy Dickson Interview

Amy Dickson Interview

With a classic BRIT award and two Grammy nominations in hand, Sony artist Amy Dickson is one of the leading lights in the classical saxophone world. I caught up with Amy to discuss her career and approach to practicing.   NM:  So Amy your journey started in...
Nelson Rangell Interview

Nelson Rangell Interview

Contemporary jazz artist Nelson Rangell has been an inspiration for many young sax and flute players since his first album release with the prestigious GRP label in 1987. I caught up with Nelson to discuss his career and his 2 new album releases.   NM:  You’ve...
Doug Lawrence Interview

Doug Lawrence Interview

Over the last 35 years Doug Lawrence has performed and recorded with an astonishing list of artists ranging from Frank Sinatra to Benny Goodman and Dizzy Gillespie. As the lead tenor for the Count Basie Orchestra he carries on the playing tradition handed down to him...
Simon Willescroft Interview

Simon Willescroft Interview

Take a quick survey of who is playing saxophone with the top acts in the UK today and you will find Simon Willescroft at the top of the list.   Simon’s biography reads like a who’s who of the pop industry and his yearly schedule sees him recording and performing...