MIKE WHEELER listens to
saxophonist Anthony Brown
Derby Chamber Music's second saxophonist in the space of a year (Multi-Faith Centre, Derby University, 17 January 2014), Anthony Brown is, like Huw Wiggin, who played here last February, a prizewinner in the Haverhill Sinfonia Soloist Competition. (Sadly, 2012 was the competition's final year.)
With pianist Leo Nicholson as a sympathetic and alert partner, Brown's overview of the saxophone's repertoire, both originals and transcriptions, had a pronounced French bias...
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