Ten years ago, I wrote what has become one of my most popular and performed work, ALTOSTRATUS, originally for four Alto Saxophones & Organ. There have been many versions made since, including saxophone Ensemble, Brass Band, Wind Ensemble, etc but to mark this occasion, I have multi-tracked a new version recorded on the NEW Selmer
Filmed and recorded in late 2020, this Livestream Event screens the full 60 minute film show, for the first time, with some stunning new prints of the classic films that we have been playing live to for over 23 years. The ASQ performed the scores live to the films, exactly as we do in concert,
Absolutely delighted to announce that my new Solo CD “Just Because – Short Stories for Solo Saxophone” is now available! You can purchase physical copies of the CD direct from me through this website, https://www.robbuckland.com/recordings/and it’s also available through Bandcamp, for downloads too. https://robbuckland.bandcamp.com The CD features 9 stunning solo saxophone pieces by Graham Fitkin, Jay Capperauld,
Finally got around to putting my 2006 CD “The Time is Now” with my Equivox Trio onto Bandcamp. REALLY proud of this CD, which feature music for Saxophones, Percussion & Piano from Jason Rebello, Barbara Thompson, Pat Metheny, Bob Mintzer, Bill Connor, (plus solo pieces by Barry Cockcroft, Sheila Chandreh & Steve Coe, and Somei
NEW CD featuring Apollo Saxophone Quartet: Keith Tippett – The Monk Watches the Eagle Released in memory of Keith Tippett, who sadly passed away earlier this year. Keith wrote a fantastic work for the ASQ – “Five Short Pieces & four Whispers for Archie’s Chair” in 2004, which we released on our Perspectives CD. Later
Rob was delighted to be asked to produce this fantastic new CD from Claire Cope and Ensemble C. The music is truly engaging, and the playing from all of the musicians is out of this world. Check it out here: https://clairecopemusic.wordpress.com/ensemble-c/
Here is a short video sampler of the fantastic new projects that the Apollo and Artvark Sax Quartets have recently recorded and are now touring. Without doubt one of the best collaborative project we have devised over the last 34 years. Original music by the members of the group, contemporary classical meets contemporary jazz, all
Apollo/Artvark “Two Quartets Collide & Merge” is now available from iTunes/Spotify, or even better, to buy from http://apollosaxophonequartet.com or http://arvarksq.com. Check out my calendar for gigs coming up later this year in the UK and Holland. New compositions from each of the eight players, merging classical, jazz and contemporary styles seamlessly.