Andy Sheppard is an English jazz saxophonist and composer. He has received numerous awards at the British Jazz Awards and has worked with several contemporary jazz personalities, including Gil Evans, Carla Bley, George Russell and Steve Swallow.
|Born||January 20, 1957, Warminster, Wiltshire, England|
|Instruments||Tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone|
|Years active||1978 – present|
|Associated acts||Sphere, Gil Evans, Carla Bley, George Russell, Steve Lodder, Kathryn Tickell, John Parricelli, Joanna MacGregor, Dave Buxton, Steve Swallow|
He was invited to perform with the quartet Sphere when he was nineteen, three weeks after he started playing saxophone.
He has recorded more than thirty albums over the course of his life.
He was born in Warminster, Wiltshire in England.
Both Sheppard and Joe Henderson recorded with Blue Note Records.
British jazz tenor saxophonist. Those who were educated at Bishop Wordsworth School. British jazz soprano saxophonist. Wiltshire Musicians. Records of artists from the West Indies. Culture in Bristol. Bristol Musicians. ECM Records artists. 21st century saxophonist