His name is Mike Murley and he was born and raised in Canada but travels the world with his Murley/ Braid Quartet. Here’s a picture of the rest of them and they truly are amazing. Mike also played with a jazz band that started in the late seventies which I used to be a part of and here they are together however the stand up base player isn’t seen. This picture was taken 2 years ago. His main instrument is tenor saxophone but he also plays the soprano.Who is this Nikki? Personally, I think the lean back while playing needs expertise and total confidence to pull off, so this guy is clearly a Pro. I never lean back when I play because I'd bum a note and no doubt put my back out of joint. I also admire the Suit and very comfortable shoes combo
Love the shot in the wedding dress!Usually on my right hip/thigh (tenor) but I move around a lot so tend to pull some weird ass shapes - not always great for the sound but the section I work with we like to put on a bit of a show, even if it's daft at times. The beauty of a clip mic, much to most sound engineer's disdain.
I don't recommend above the head, bit like trying to drink upside down, it doesn't work well. Wandering round the audience and ending up on the floor used to be pretty standard - I'm still to do the walking along the bar thing...
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