Singapore born Australian, Sydney resident, Andrew Oh, stands out as an extremely accomplished saxophone player of world class standard. His musical background and experience spans many years and continents such as Asia, Europe, Australia and North America. Andrew's interest in music began in the mid 60's when he mastered a wide variety of wind instruments including tenor, alto and soprano saxophones and flute. During most of the 1970's, Andrew was based in Hong Kong where he supported international artist such as Sammy Davis Jr., Sergio Mendes, Roberta Flack, The Drifters, The Bee Gees, The Carpenters and many others. Some of the artists Andrew has worked with in Australia includes Al Jarraeu, Thelma Houston, The Supremes, Cher, John Denver, Tommy Emmanuel, Margaret Urlich, Louie Shelton and Marcia Hines. Andrew's self titled debut CD in America was released by Nashville based Honest Entertainment in 1997. The album which features original smooth jazz compositions co-written by Oh; was recorded in Nashville and features Chester Thompson - Drums, Dave Hungate - Bass, Eric Darken - Percussion, Tom Reynolds - Keybaords and Denny Jiosa - Guitar. Produced by the team of Denny Jiosa & Michael Moryc, this album received very favorable placing on the Gavin Smooth Jazz Charts. Andrew's latest offering to Smooth Jazz listeners is entitled 'SILK' originally released in Australia to wide acclaim. The release of SILK is a product of the combined energies of Andrew Oh, Noel Elmowy & Greg Devine. Their intention has been to produce a recording of the highest quality and musical excellence in order to transcend the vagaries of time. SILK is a smooth, stylish Australian saxophone album that features some of the best musicians from Australia and America such as Louie Shelton and Land Richards. Critics Australia wide have acclaimed Oh's 'SILK' as 'masterly offering from a master saxophonist', 'mature and inventive.....freshness,' 'beautifully crafted sax....,' 'smooth and soulful' and 'adds gloss to Polish.' IF YOU ARE A FAN OF THE SAXOPHONE, THIS ALBUM IS A MUST FOR YOUR COLLECTION!
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