Category Archive: Interview

Jan 05 2016

New Interview with Frank Basile

There is an excellent interview with the monstrously talented but mild mannered baritone saxophonist, Frank Basile. Its on one of our favorite saxophone website,

Check out the full interview here!

Dec 28 2015

Video feature on Gary Smulyan

Check out this excellent featurette on baritone saxophonist, Gary Smulyan:

Jun 15 2014 Interview Series: Adam Schroeder

The next installment in our interview series feature Adam Schroeder. Adam holds down many of the baritone chairs on the West coast and has put out several albums as a leader. He is a tremendous guy and an accomplished saxophonist, we’re glad to feature him here.

Oct 09 2013 Interview Series: Paul Nedzela

The latest installation of our interview series is with a baritone saxophonist who is taking over the world. Paul Nedzela was kind enough to spend some time while on the road with the prestigious Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra to give us some insight into his artistry. He has recently been seen performing with the Village Vanguard …

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Sep 08 2013 Interview Series: Aaron Lington

The latest installment of the interview series features Aaron Lington.  He is a great baritonist and holds down the fort on the west coast. He is an educator and a leader, having led numerous recordings, as well as having been kind enough to add a handful of transcriptions to our repository here. Please get …

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Apr 24 2013 Interview Series: Lauren Sevian

In this installment of the interview series we are featuring one of the best, and hardest working baritone saxophonists out there today, Lauren Sevian has been good enough to take a few minutes to answer some questions for us.

Why the baritone? After struggling with the alto, I tried the baritone and discovered …

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Apr 17 2013 Interview Series: Kenny Berger

In the next installment of the interview series we have with a us a veteran of the baritone saxophone. Kenny Berger is a complete wealth of knowledge and history of the baritone saxophone. We are very glad he has shared some of his experiences with us.



Why the baritone? – I have always …

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Apr 04 2013 Interview Series: Brian Landrus

Next up in the interview series is a very hard working next generation baritone saxophonist. Aside from having released several albums as a leader, Brian Landrus tours the world as part of Esperanza Spalding’s latest band. He took a few minutes to give us some insight into his world. Check it out!



Why …

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Mar 18 2013 Interview Series: Claire Daly

Welcome to the interview series, where we get to know some of the practitioners of the big horn. Up this week is Claire Daly. If you don’t already know of Claire Daly, you probably should:

“Claire Daly’s first CD as a leader, “Swing Low” (1999) is in the William Jefferson Clinton Library as a …

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