In the recording studio again, work continues on my song “Come And Smell The Hay”. The piano track was recorded way back in 1999, with Andy ‘Thunderclap’ Newman on my piano. Last Wednesday, Paul Sargeant arrived with a gem of an Eb Contra Bass saxophone to play on this track. This sax is a prototype, of which apparently there are only about 10 in the world and was really only meant to be shown and not to be played. It’s a beautiful instrument and full marks to Paul for getting a sound out of it! If you want to know more about the history of this saxophone, just drop me a line. Listening to this excerpt, I can smell the sawdust on the floor of the tavern, trying to order a drink at the bar over the raucous noise….