Andy Scott, Saxophonist, Composer and Educator
Andy Scott is a saxophonist, composer and educator with a lifelong passion for music and over 25 years’ experience of initiating creative projects. He is a highly versatile contemporary musician, with a distinctive saxophonic and compositional voice that encompasses elements of jazz, world and contemporary classical styles.
Recent highlights include the world premiere of Andy’s Tenor Saxophone Concerto at the World Saxophone Congress by Branford Marsalis and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra under Clark Rundell, autumn tours with the Apollo Saxophone Quartet and SaxAssault including sell-out concerts at the London Jazz Festival, and being shortlisted for a British Composer Award for his brass band work Spirit of Mingus, commissioned by Foden’s Band.
Forthcoming projects include a New Music Biennial commission with Lemn Sissay for Foden's Band with harpist Lauren Scott and soprano Anna-Clare Monk, a solo harp commission for Sioned Williams, a Guitar Concerto for Craig Ogden and a Trumpet Concerto for Rex Richardson.