“…gloriously elegiac…combination of passion and grit…directly appeals to an audience…”
Todd Oxford is a world-class touring performer, recording artist, and educator appearing in Europe, Asia, Mexico, Canada, and throughout forty-six of the fifty United States in venues such as New York’s Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Hall, and CAMI Hall, Dallas’s Meyerson Center, and the Texas Ranger’s Ballpark to perform the National Anthem for a crowd of 30,000. Most recent engagements include two consecutive New York Debuts, the first as a soloist and the second with the ELISION Saxophone Quartet, European appearances at the 14th World Saxophone Congress and a tour of Germany. Asian appearances include two tours of the People’s Republic of China, a tour of Thailand, and a tour of Indonesia.
As the baritone saxophonist for the Harvey Pittel Saxophone Quartet from 1988-2001, he presented concerts around the world in affiliation with Columbia Artists Management (NY, NY), Midwest Arts Alliance, and he Texas Commission on the Arts. Concert tours included the cities of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington D.C., Honolulu, Lisbon, Bangkok, Halifax, and San Miguel de Allende. Additionally, the group performed on university/college campuses, radio/television programs, orchestra pops series, and as featured artists with wind ensembles. From 1991-2009, he toured as soprano saxophonist with the ELISION Saxophone Quartet sponsored by the Texas Commission on the Arts Texas Touring Artists Roster.
Todd Oxford’s recordings and performances have been reviewed by publications to include the New York Concert Review, American Record Guide, Los Angeles Times, Saxophone Journal, Clarinet & Saxophone (United Kingdom), Saxophone Life Magazine (United Kingdom), Clarinet & Saxophone (Australia), Amazon.com, Audiophile Audition, Austin American Statesman, and San Antonio Express News. He is featured on eighteen commercially available recordings to including his own discography, Syanesthesia, Tango Magnetism, Finesse, and Live Through the Years released on the Equilibrium/Sunset Record Label and distributed worldwide by The Orchard. A new album, Synaesthesia, was released in early 2014. All Todd Oxford recordings are available internationally via iTunes, amazon, and other major retailers.
Mr. Oxford’s professional awards include a Grammy Nomination, seven Global Music Awards, two New York Debut Awards, feature in Billboard Magazine, American Prize Finalist, Texas State Artist Nominee, San Antonio Express News’s Best of 2006 Classical Music, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, and selection as an Outstanding Young Man of America. He is an Artist/Endorser for Eastman Saxophones.