George Laidlaw – Saxophone

George Laidlaw - saxophone
George Laidlaw – saxophone

George is a very active London musician performing on saxophone, clarinet and flute. He has been the music director of the Prime Time Big Band for twenty years, the Vimy Legion Band, his own jazz quartet and is a member of the Encore Concert Band. He loves playing classical and jazz music of all styles and has also performed with several symphony orchestras. He is a retired high school music teacher and has been on the staff the UWO faculty of Music as well as the Interprovincial Music Camp. His jazz big band recently recorded a Mel Torme tribute with Grammy winning artist Matt Alber at Aeolian Hall. He is a graduate of both Western University and the University of Michigan Schools of Music and received the gold medal for performance from the Western Conservatory.