Profile:
John Butcher

John Butcher is a well known saxophonist whose music ranges through improvisation, his own compositions, multitracked pieces and explorations with feedback and unusual acoustics.

Recent compositions include “Penny Wands” for Futurist Intonarumori, “Good Liquor Caused my Heart for to Sing” for the London Sinfonietta and “Tarab Cuts”, a response to recordings of early Arabic classical music, which was shortlisted for a 2014 British Composer’s Award.