Christopher Duffin - Syos

Christopher Duffin

I’d heard nothing but good things about SYOS via a couple of trusted collaborators, so I knew I had to take the plunge and see what they could do for me. I needed something dynamic that could be flexible in terms of genre… and my mouthpiece more than keeps up. I’m amazed at how effortlessly it can switch from soft and beautiful to experimental and plain nasty. The acoustic engineers completely understood my needs and the sound it delivers is something I’ve had in my head for a long time too… a vintage yet modern sound. Soft with an edge and powerful with tonnes of character.

Christopher Duffin is a saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist based in the North of England. Pitchfork has said that Duffin “wields his sax like a flamethrower, blasting open portals into unrestrained psych-jazz a lion tamer luring his beast into a cage.”

A keen collaborator, experimental and in-demand, Chris is currently recording and touring internationally with avant garde experimental musicians, Virginia Wing, electronic spiritual jazz acts, James Holden and XAM Duo, and providing free improvisation with post punk outfit, Drahla.

He splits his time between touring, recording, teaching, and composing music for film and television.

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