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Andy Mackintosh

A Briton in California

Andy Mackintosh talks to Les Tomkins about his experience being a British saxophonist travelling and playing across America in 1979. His father was also a jazz musician who inspired him to play sax, and appreciate all instruments.

Interview: 1979

Source: Jazz Professional 

Interview Text or Transcript

For about five years now I’ve been resident in California - actually, since before I got off Maynard’s band. I was with Maynard in the States for four and a half years, just travelling, living on a bus. Then, finally I decided to settle in LA; having seen most of the big towns out there, I came to the decision that that was where I’d like to be.

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