The Tübinger Saxophon-Ensemble was founded in 1997 and originated from the saxophone quartet Saxtett Tübingen. The current resident crew comprises 16 saxophones, reaching from bass to soprano saxophone, supported by two percussionists. The lineup thus corresponds to descriptions by Adolphe Sax, who intended to replicate a string orchestra, popular at this time, with the five different construction forms from bass to soprano.
It is known from shallow elevatormusic, as a roaring solo instrument in pertinent rock music titles or from virtuous jazz soloes: the saxophone. Thereby, it is often forgotten that the instrument was invented long before Charlie Parker and was originally intended to be a classical instrument. The inventor, Belgian Adolphe Sax, had great visions when he developed his new instrument in the 1840s.
Harry D. Bath was born in Portsmouth, England in 1947. After successfully passing the renowned „Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall“ in London with oboe as his main instrument, he moved to Germany as a military musician, where he stayed after completing his service. He got his bandmaster exam at the „Royal College of Music“ in London.