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 or so, and is supported by show notes, useful links and a full-text transcript of each episode.
An interview with Jean-François Guay, Canadian saxophonist with the Nelligan Saxophone Quartet, professor of saxophone at the University of Montreal and director of the 12th World Saxophone Congress.
An interview with Alain Crepin, Belgian saxophonist, conductor, composer and founder of the Adolphe Sax International Competition in Dinant, Belgium.
An interview with Debra Richtmeyer, an internationally renowned saxophonist, pedagogue and author, and Professor of Saxophone at the University of Illinois.
An interview with Derek Brown, American saxophonist, composer, and creator of BEATBoX SAX who has performed in 50 United States and more than 25 countries.
An interview with Javier Zalba, Cuban saxophonist, clarinet, flautist, composer, and member of the Buena Vista Social Club.
An interview with New York saxophonist Paul Cohen, one of America’s most sought-after saxophonists, an avid music historian and collector and teacher at Manhattan School of Music, Rutgers University, Queens College and New York University.
An interview with Todd Yukumoto, lecturer of Saxophone at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa and saxophonist with the Royal Hawaiian Band.
An interview with American saxophonist Clifford Leaman, professor of saxophone at the University of South Carolina and internationally renown soloist.
An interview with Joseph Murphy, saxophone professor at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania and member of Duo Montagnard, leading guitar and saxophone duo.
An interview with Ukrainian saxophonist Anna Stepanova, soloist and Professor of saxophone at the South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University named after Ushinskiy.
An interview with Timothy Roberts, Principal Saxophonist during a 24-year career with the U.S. Navy Band and Professor at Shenandoah Conservatory.
An interview with Matthew Lombard, South African Saxophonist and founding director of the South African Saxophone Society.
A podcast interview with Timothy McAllister, American saxophone soloist, Professor of Saxophone at The University of Michigan and soprano chair of PRISM Quartet.
An Interview with Scottish saxophonist, composer, improviser and Assistant Director of the 16th World Saxophone Congress.
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.