The Canary Island of La Palma, recently damaged by a volcanic eruption, celebrates the 2nd "eiSAXional", an event that deserves the attention of all saxophonists.
Norwegian jazz saxophonist and composer Marius Neset talks to Sax Magazine about his latest release, "Manmade" (Chandos), with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.
My jazz journey has been a long one. I struggled for years trying to play strictly by ear. Jazz was like religion; everyone had a different take and approach. Slaves to major modes, melodic minor modes, the George Russell Lydian-Chromatic religion (modes off the Lydian scale), etc. One thing is ...
Marius Neset: “When I Play the Sax, I Want to Be Able to Use It as a Tool for Creative Expression. That’s What I Want to Do Most With My Music”
In this interview, jazz saxophonist Marius Neset details his early career successes as well as a new release called 'Manmade' Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra, recorded with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.