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Tom Sanderman Gaudeamus (c) Juri Hiensch

KuuB Concert: Tom Sanderman – Whoever You Are Come Forth

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Lauded young saxophone player Tom Sanderman plays pieces of his recent cd Whoever You Are Come Forth full of 21st century post-minimalism: new compositions by Kate Moore, Anthony Fiumara, Aart Strootman and Remy Alexander.

After being touched by a performance of a Steve Reich piece, Sanderman devoted himself completely to minimal music. His expertise is 21st century post-minimalism. Which is why he prefers to work with contemporary composers: “It gives me the chance to perform music that I love the most and share this with the audience in a personal way.” Many of the pieces of his new cd were written commissioned for him, including the tranquil Sleeping Waters by Alexander, which fits Sanderman to a T.

Sanderman won the Jacques de Leeuw Award in 2016, being praised by the jurors for his sumblimity, his distinctive character and his courage for looking for the edges of contemporary music. Besides co-founder of experimental ensemble VONK, he is a frequent gast player in ensembles such as Lunapark and Bang On A Can.

Tom Sanderman - saxophones

Louis Andriessen - Toespraak
Kate Moore - Whoever You Are Come Forth
Anthony Fiumara - Redshift
Aart Strootman - Floating Points on a Fixed Monorail
Anthony Fiumara - Solo for Tenor Saxophone
Remy Alexander - Sleeping Water

Photo (c) Juri Hiensch