Villa-Lobos on Sax’s birthday
The next week features many saxophone events. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday November 6, 7 and 8; I will be a featured soloist with the Rogue Valley Symphony Orchestra. I will be playing Heitor Villa-Lobos Fantasia for Soprano Saxophone, Strings and Three Horns with guest conductor Martin Majkut. Fitting that Friday is Adolphe Sax’s birthday. I’ll be sporting my new hair cut and playing the new Yamaha YSS-EXHG G.Next Friday, November 13th is the fall concert of the Siskiyou Saxophone Orchestra featuring music of Carmen, Water Music and Dr. Purslow’s new arrangement of The Liberty Bell March in honor of the Monty Python 40th Anniversary.