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Andy Sheppard

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
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician
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

About Andy Sheppard

Jazz musician who has won many British Jazz Awards and founded multiple big bands, including the Soft On The Inside Band. He has worked with artists like Gil Evans and Steve Swallow.

Andy Sheppard before fame

He was invited to perform with the quartet Sphere when he was nineteen, three weeks after he started playing saxophone.

Achievement of Andy Sheppard

He has recorded more than thirty albums over the course of his life.

Andy Sheppard family life

He was born in Warminster, Wiltshire in England.

Associations of Andy Sheppard

Both Sheppard and Joe Henderson recorded with Blue Note Records.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Andy Sheppard

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

Latest information about Andy Sheppard updated on July 31 2021.