Roger Manins

Roger Manins lives in Auckland New Zealand and is regarded by many as one of the leading Jazz saxophonists in the Southern Hemisphere. He has appeared as featured soloist on approximately 30 Jazz albums as a features soloist and has released 4 albums under his own name and 2 more in collaboration. His playing is rooted in the jazz tradition and described as ‘that rarest of musician that manages to effortlessly marry tradition and individuality, swinging hard-bop with feisty modernism, with a sound that can once charm and excite’.