This ensemble is the most widely heard saxophone quartet in the United States.
Since 1997, recorded arrangements by the Washington Saxophone Quartet have aired daily throughout the United States on NPR’s “All Things Considered.” Concert audiences enjoy their connection to Washington Sax Quartet when they discover they’ve been listening to the quartet’s music during afternoon “drive time”. And it often comes as a surprise that they’ve been hearing four saxophones!
The instruments evoke the refined sounds of a string quartet, the rich harmonies of an organ prelude and the excitement of a jazz sax section.
For nearly 35 years, Washington Sax Quartet has performed recitals, informal concerts and master classes in the United States, the Caribbean and China. They have also performed on radio and television worldwide. The ensemble taps into a rich repertoire, from early music to newly commissioned works, and it draws on a wealth of experience to reach listeners of every age and background.