Nathan Henshaw is an internationally renowned Australian saxophonist recognised for his ability to excel in a great diversity of genres & styles. His commitment to promoting the musical multiplicity of the saxophone has resulted in the creation of numerous new works for saxophone, across a broad range of styles. From solo classical performances to jazz gigs, Nathan’s work as a freelance musician has seen him perform with a diverse range of outstanding performers, such as Tim Minchin, Ben Folds, Randy Newman, Claude Delangle, Niels Bijl, Mario Marzi, Arno Bornkamp, Andy Scott & more. He has also performed with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Opera Victoria, NSW Police Band, Four Baritones, Tenor Sax Collective & Hourglass Ensemble. Nathan has toured extensively within Australia and overseas playing at many prestigious concerts and festivals including; World Saxophone Congress (Scotland & France), European Saxophone Congress (Portugal), Australian Saxophone & Clarinet Conferences (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane), Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Australian Chamber Music Festival (QLD), Manly Jazz Festival, Vivid & Sydney Festival. Nathan is also a member of the Nexas Quartet - one of Australia’s leading Chamber Music Ensembles. Nathan teaches and lectures in saxophone across the country. He has taught and presented various workshops, masterclasses as well as adjudicating at Queensland Conservatorium, Sydney Conservatorium, University of New South Wales, Australian Institute of Music, Barker College and various regional conservatoriums. (www.nathanhenshaw.com) Martin Jacoby is a composer and contemporary pianist and graduate of Royal Northern College of Music (principle study tutor Sally Ann Macleod). He has performed throughout the UK including appearances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Bridgewater Hall, Steinway Hall London and the Nottingham Albert Hall. During his studies he received one-on-one coaching and master classes from Nelson Goerner, Michel Beroff, forte piano specialist Stefano Fiuzzi, Phillippe Cassard and Aleksandra Zvirblyte. Martin is also a keen chamber musician, and has performed on many occasions within a variety of ensembles, as well as receiving coaching from both the Talich and Endlellion string quartets.
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Nathan Henshaw and Martin Jacoby
recitalAndrián Pertout (1963): Digressioni modali for tenor saxophone and pianoJenni Watson (1985): Steam for tenor saxophone and piano (premiere performance)Nick Russoniello (1984): As the Crowie Flies for solo tenor saxophoneDrew Crawford (1974): Sonata for tenor saxophone and piano (premiere performance)
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