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Neil Welch



Fearless, raw improvisations.
The Seattle Times

Saxophonist and composer Neil Welch is recognized as a major voice of the Seattle jazz and experimental music fields. His work is derived from improvisation, using largely non-traditional techniques that explore sonic resonance. With a strong connection to place, he performs and documents audio recordings prolifically within the urban and rural landscapes of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Neil's work is a menagerie of resonant musical styles, spanning avant-garde jazz, modern composition, solo saxophone, North Indian classical music, and electronic sound processing. His playing unabashedly confronts the acoustical limits of the instrument. Downbeat Magazine called Neil "an impassioned tenor player" and All About Jazz calls his work "stunning and extraordinary." Neil is dedicated to expanding the saxophone's role in modern improvisation and composition.


RECORDINGS FEATURING Neil Welch


Bad Luck
Origin 82760

Rich Pellegrin
OA2 Records 22114

Rich Pellegrin
OA2 Records 22079

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For more information about Neil Welch, please visit: http://www.neilwelch.com/.

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