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Mc CHRYSTAL, Gerard

Written by  Gerard McChrystal
Gerard McCrystal Gerard McCrystal (c) saxsaxsax.com
Superb saxophone solos by Gerard McChrystal    NEW YORK TIMES (San Francisco Opera House, Nyman saxophone concerto)

A performer of such striking personality, that he could become the James Galway of the saxophone ... a natural musical imagination ... McChrystal could not have been more persuasive.    THE GUARDIAN


Gerard McChrystal comes from Derry, N.Ireland. He studied in Manchester, London and Chicago. He has worked with Philip Glass, Soweto String Quartet, The Smith Quartet, guitarist Craig Ogden, percussionists Ensemble Bash, pianist Joanna McGregor, Graham Fitkin, tenorist Tommy Smith and vocal groups Anuna and Codetta.

For details of his latest projects including an exciting collaboration with guitarist Craig Ogden, please visit www.saxsaxsax.com.

He has performed in 30 countries including USA, South Africa, Indonesia, Azerbaijan, Korea and Germany. He has recorded albums with BBC NOW, Ulster Orchestra, London Musici, guitarist Craig Ogden, The Smith Quartet, Yan Pascal Tortelier and record labels include Chandos, Signum Records, Meridian Records, RTE LyricFN Records and Silva Screen.

He has developed a repertoire of accessible new works, often with a celtic influence some of which have been published in his saxophone series by Camden Music, London.

Orchestras Gerard has worked with include Philharmonia, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra,National Symphony of Ireland, Stuttgart Staatsorchester  and the Orchestra of San Francisco Ballet. Venues include San Francisco Opera House, Baku Opera House, Royal Abert Hall, St David’s Hall, Cardiff, National Concert Hall, Dublin.

Gerard is Professor of Saxophone at Trinity College of Music, London. He is endorsed by Rico.
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Gerard McChrystal

Gerard McChrystal

Gerard McChrystal
37 Brookhouse Ave
Leicester, Leicestershire
LE2 0JE
UK

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