KUAF Arts Beat: The "Obstreperous" World of the Saxophone

Mar 14, 2019

The University of Arkansas's Obstreperous Saxophone Sextet performs inside the Firmin-Garner Performance Studio

More than 400 saxophone players convene on the University of Arkansas campus this week for the North American Saxophone Alliance's region 4 conference.

Ahead of this tremendous gathering of saxophones, the Obstreperous Saxophone Sextet stopped by the Firmin-Garner Performance Studio to perform and chat all things saxophone.

Landon Cole, Grant Hollis, Michael Succox, Benjamin Turner, Bailey Ross and Ryan Miller make up ththis undergraduate ensemble. They'll perform at this week's conference.

The students spoke to Katy Henriksen about their passion for the iconic instrument and played a bit. This is possibly the most saxophones to ever perform here at the station.

Listen to the full in-studio session with the on-demand streaming link above.