Not only do they play saxophone, these women are singing, writing & utilizing their multifaceted talents to create a whole new approach to the saxophone quartet.
The Quadraphonnes' newest album, "Get the Funk Out!" Was released on Sept. 13, 2014! ALL ORIGINALS! With special guest, Jennifer Batten on guitar! These brand spanking new tunes incorporate elements of pop, classic funk, sophisticated jazz arranging, spunky vocals & fierce guitar. Influences include New Orleans Bands such as Rebirth Brass Band and Trombone Shorty as well as Santana, Lauren Hill & Parliament.
Mary-Sue Tobin on alto/soprano saxess. Chelsea Luker on alto sax and vocals. Michelle Medler on tenor sax and vocals. Mieke Bruggeman on baritone sax and vocals. Leah Hinchcliff on bass, Ward Griffiths on drums, Mike Snyder on percussion & drums, Ben Medler on bass.
"We would like to thank all of our fans, especially those who donated to our kickstarter campaign! You helped us get the funk out there!" XOXO, The Quads.
Quadraphonnes saxophone quartet commonly MIS-SPELLED as: QuadROphonnes QuadraphoNes (only one 'n') QuadraphoNNes is actually spelled with two n's. Why Quadraphonnes? Why two N’s? Much of the great literature written for saxophone is French. The French use ‘masculine’ & ‘feminine’ endings for various nouns. For example, the word for boys = Fils & girls = Filles. We chose a feminine ending, et voilà!