Andy Scott, Saxophonist, Composer and Educator
Andy Scott has 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.
Highlights of recent years 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, tours with the Apollo Saxophone Quartet and SaxAssault including sell-out concerts at the London Jazz Festival, residencies in Australia, Hong Kong and the USA, and a New Music Biennial commission for Foden's Band, harpist Lauren Scott and soprano Anna-Clare Monk.
Current and future projects include a Guitar Concerto for Craig Ogden and a Trumpet Concerto for Rex Richardson. In 2015 Andy will be working in the UK, the Netherlands, France and Hong Kong.