The ‘Five Sax Orchestra’ was established as a dedicated band after almost a decade working as a section with WASO, Malaysian Philharmonic, Singapore Symphony, and a multitude of shows, kids programs and bowling club appearances…
Here’s a clip from a gig at the Ellington.
Providing an opportunity to meet regularly and share great red wine was the real reason it came together, but it soon became clear that after a few glasses of wine, we thought this unique collection of fine saxophonists was a musical force.
Matt Styles sop/alto/ten & wannabe professional wine taster
Melissa Skinner sop/alto/baritone & Thermomix High Priestess of the 1st Order
Luke Pownall alto & tenor sax, marketing guru & 5 Seeds cider model
Keith McGowan tenor sax, MBA, obsessive-compulsive cyclist
Alex Boyd baritone sax, wine & cigar connoiseur
Fso music difficulty rating:
very ‘playable’, got plenty of chops at the end
quite ‘playbale’, chops are a little tired
things are getting tricky really – chops are feeling pretty ‘mushy’
we’re getting a bit serious here…