David Tanner alto, soprano, tenor, and baritone saxophone

Marc Widner piano


01  Serenade comique  Jean Françaix (pub. Schott)   2:24


Sonatine sportive  Alexander Tcherepnin (pub. Leduc)

02 I Lutte  2:07

03 II Mi-temps  2:52

04 III Course   1:18


05 La Blues  Gene DiNovi (Savina)   5:27


Tableaux de Provence  Paule Maurice (Lemoine)

06 I Farandole di chatuono   2:26

07 II Cansoun per ma mio   1:45

08 III La boumiano   1:11

09 IV Dis Alyscamps l’amo souspire  4:12

10 V Lou cabridan   3:47


11 Syrinx  Claude Debussy  2:22


12 Romance No. 1  Robert Schumann   3:04


13  Caprice en forme de valse  Paul Bonneau (Leduc)   5:04


14  Etude no. 8  Charles Koechlin (EFM Technisonor)  3:43


15  Nola  Felix Arndt  2:23


Music for Alto Saxophone and Piano  Leslie Bassett (Peters)

16 I Fast   2:02

17 II Slow  2:25

18 III Moderato 2:46

19 IV Fast   3:14



Produced by David Tanner and Robert Hewus in 1988


Engineers John Hazen, George Axon, Jamie Sulek, Kathy Birkett


Serenade Comique and La Blues were recorded in analog multitrack and mixed to digital master at Axon Music Productions. All other selections were recorded digitally at Walter Hall in the University of Toronto.


Digital editing at McClear Place


Remastering by Myles Pavelich, Audioanalogy Musicworks


The piano is a Yamaha CF concert grand. David Tanner plays Yamaha 62 series saxophones.


Executive Producer  Bob Lord

Executive A&R Sam Renshaw

A&R  Chris Robinson

Audio Director  Jeff LeRoy

Mastering Shaun Michaud

Engineering Manager Lucas Paquette

Design & Marketing Director  Brett Picknell

Design  Ryan Harrison



Navona Records offers listeners a fresh taste of today's leading innovators in orchestral, chamber, instrumental, and experimental music as well as prime pieces of classic repertoire. Our music is meticulously performed by the finest musicians and handpicked to ensure the most rewarding listening experience.

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