Andy Sheppard

The man who has emerged as one of Britain's foremost tenor and soprano saxophonists was introduced to the music of John Coltrane at the age of 19 and immediately went out and bought his own saxophone. Three weeks later, he was playing with the Bristol based quartet Sphere, which gathered an impressive reputation through the late 70s, recording several albums, winning the occasional award and playing an astonishing number of live dates throughout Britain and Europe. These years established Sheppard as a saxophonist to watch, but instead of the obvious move to London he based himself in Paris, working with French bands Lumière and Urban Sax.

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Albums

Surrounded By Sea
Surrounded By Sea
ECM Records
2015
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Trio Libero
Trio Libero
ECM Records
2012
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Movements In Colour
Movements In Colour
ECM Records
2009
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P.S.
P.S.
Provocateur Records
2008
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Dancing Man & Woman
CBS/Sony
2000
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[no cover]
Learning To Wave
CBS/Sony
1998
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Videos

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