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.
An interview with Dutch saxophonist Arno Bornkamp, international soloist, longtime member of Aurelia Saxophone Quartet and teacher at the Conservatory of Amsterdam.
An interview with composer, producer, improvisor, jazz and classical musician, American saxophonist Branford Marsalis.
An interview with renowned Russian saxophonist solosit Asya Fateyeva, now a resident of Hamburg who teachers classical saxophone at the University of Münster, Germany.
An interview with Swiss saxophonist and conductor Lars Mlekusch, international soloist and professor of saxophone at the Zurich University of the Arts.
An interview with English saxophonist, composer and educator, Richard Ingham, artistic director of the 16th World Saxophone Congress and editor of The Cambridge Companion to the Saxophone.
An interview with Gerard McChrystal, Irish saxophonist, composer and saxophone professor at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, London, England.
An interview with Carrie Koffman, American saxophonist soloist, new music advocate, yoga instructor and associate professor at the Hartt School at the University of Hartford and Lecturer of Saxophone at the Yale School of Music.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An interview with French saxophone soloist, researcher, and pedagogue, Claude Delangle, considered to be the master of the French saxophone.
Javier Valerio is widely recognised as one of the pioneers and leading saxophone players in Latin America.
An interview with American saxophonist Kenneth Tse, widely recognised as one of the world’s leading classical saxophonists.