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.
Check out my YouTube channel for a whole series of new videos taken from some recent performances. There’s a great set of videos from a gig at the RNCM with Peter Lawson and Simone Rebello, playing some music from the new DUALITY CD with the duo and some trio music from THE TIME IS NOW CD, and
Recorded in July 2014, my CD DUALITY, with my long term pianist partner Peter Lawson is available to Order here. I am absolutely delighted with this CD – as I say in the liner notes, the wonderful music on this recording really feels like my musical home – through-composed music, with some improvisation, written by