James Nightingale

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What sparks creativity for you?

A:

Collaboration with others, sharing of ideas and building on mutual fascinations/obsessions.

Short Bio

James Nightingale is a saxophonist based in Sydney, Australia. He performs as a soloist and chamber musician, including recent appearances for Backstage Music (2020) and the Melbourne International Saxophone Festival (2019) and is the alto saxophonist with the saxophone quartet Continuum Sax.

He has performed as a casual musician with all of Sydney’s professional orchestras. James has been a leading exponent of new Australian music for saxophone, commissioning new works and giving premiere performances, both as a soloist and with Continuum Sax.

Recent performances for Phoenix Central Park have included premiere performances of music by Amanda Cole and Calogero Panvino.

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