Barry Cockcroft is your host on this saxophone podcast with interviews featuring guest saxophonists from around the world. In this show, he explores the stories behind these great musicians with telling insights into how they got started and the ongoing development of their careers. Discover the highlights of touring the musical world, unconventional ways to learn the saxophone, teaching styles from different countries and tips on maintaining a long and healthy career. The Barry Sax Show features a new guest each week and is supported by show notes, useful links and a full-text transcript of each episode.

Recent Podcast Episodes

Sebastian Pottmeier – German Baritone Saxophonist of Alliage Quintet – 08

An interview with German baritone saxophonist Sebastian Pottmeier. Since 2003, Sebastian has taught at the University of Music in Cologne, Germany and is a founding member of Alliage Quintett, one of the most creative and successful ensembles in Europe.

Daniel Gauthier – Canadian Founder of Alliage Quintet – 07

An interview with Canadian saxophonist Daniel Gauthier, who has performed throughout the world as a concerto soloist and as the leader of the internationally acclaimed group, Alliage Quintet. Since 2003 he has been teaching at the Cologne Faculty of Music, Germany.

Dragan Sremec – Artistic Director of the 18th World Saxophone Congress – 06

An interview with Croatian saxophonist and conductor Dragan Sremec, artistic director of the 18th World Saxophone Congress. He is a professor of saxophone and the vice-dean at the Zagreb Music Academy and is the founder of the Zagreb Saxophone Quartet.

Philippe Geiss – French Crossover Saxophonist – 05

An interview with French saxophonist and composer Philippe Geiss. He has given concerts and masterclasses all over the world and has mastered a repertoire that extends from classical to improvised music. In 2015 organised the largest World Saxophone Congress in the history of the event.

Lev Pupis – Passionate Slovenian Saxophonist – 04

An interview with Slovenian Lev Pupis, saxophone soloist, chamber musician and passionate teacher. He is a champion of new music and supports a large group of young saxophonists in Slovenia.

The Barry Sax Show

Barry Cockcroft is your host on this saxophone podcast with interviews featuring guest saxophonists from around the world. In this show, he explores the stories behind these great musicians with telling insights into how they got started and the ongoing development of their careers. Discover the highlights of touring the musical world, unconventional ways to learn the saxophone, teaching styles from different countries and tips on maintaining a long and healthy career. The Barry Sax Show features a new guest each week and is supported by show notes, useful links and a full-text transcript of each episode.

Latest Episode

Sebastian Pottmeier – German Baritone Saxophonist of Alliage Quintet – 08

An interview with German baritone saxophonist Sebastian Pottmeier. Since 2003, Sebastian has taught at the University of Music in Cologne, Germany and is a founding member of Alliage Quintett, one of the most creative and successful ensembles in Europe.

Daniel Gauthier – Canadian Founder of Alliage Quintet – 07

An interview with Canadian saxophonist Daniel Gauthier, who has performed throughout the world as a concerto soloist and as the leader of the internationally acclaimed group, Alliage Quintet. Since 2003 he has been teaching at the Cologne Faculty of Music, Germany.

Dragan Sremec – Artistic Director of the 18th World Saxophone Congress – 06

An interview with Croatian saxophonist and conductor Dragan Sremec, artistic director of the 18th World Saxophone Congress. He is a professor of saxophone and the vice-dean at the Zagreb Music Academy and is the founder of the Zagreb Saxophone Quartet.

Philippe Geiss – French Crossover Saxophonist – 05

An interview with French saxophonist and composer Philippe Geiss. He has given concerts and masterclasses all over the world and has mastered a repertoire that extends from classical to improvised music. In 2015 organised the largest World Saxophone Congress in the history of the event.

Lev Pupis – Passionate Slovenian Saxophonist – 04

An interview with Slovenian Lev Pupis, saxophone soloist, chamber musician and passionate teacher. He is a champion of new music and supports a large group of young saxophonists in Slovenia.

Barry Cockcroft’s music has received thousands of performances throughout the world and is played regularly in more than 40 countries.  His compositions have seen successful adoption into the mainstream repertoire and his music is repeatedly programmed by some of the world’s finest musicians. An enthusiastic traveller Barry has visited around 70 countries and continues to compose and perform.