James spoke to friend and fellow sax player Andy Scott about how he got started with the saxophone, growing up in Bournemouth & Poole, teachers past and present and much more. Andy Scott is a prolific an popular composer who is based in Manchester. Andy also teaches at the Royal Northern College of Music when he’s not running workshops and composing. Check out Andy’s website at www.andyscott.org.uk/

James caught up with clarinettist Emma Johnson and spoke about how she began playing the clarinet, Jack Brymer and her upcoming projects. More information about Emma can be found at her website www.emmajohnson.co.uk

Dan Mar-Molinero is the head of Popular Music and Jazz at Southampton University and an all round great guy. James had a quick chat with Dan about various topics. Check Dan’s website for his latest projects danmm.co.uk

James spoke to fellow teacher and player Neil Doherty, for a change we got the point of view of a trumpet player. Neil is active as a trumpeter and band leader in the South of the UK. More details to be found here www.neildoherty.co.uk