Tori Freestone is a British saxophonist, flautist and violinist who performs at the forefront of the UK improvised music scene as both a sidewomen and highly regarded bandleader.
Freestone is known for her robust tenor sound, melodic invention as well as an ability to amalgamate into a variety of styles and musical contexts while maintaining her highly personal and distinct voice. As a composer Freestone's writing balances wit with playfulness while exploring new ways to blur the lines between the written and improvised.
Rob chats to Tori about her career and her musical journey. The interview starts around the 10 minute mark, beforehand Rob and Dan do some jazz news. TJP Episode 81.