The Tiptons Sax Quartet cover genres from micro-big band, gospel, bluegrass, and Balkan to whimsical jazz and nocturnal funk. The Tiptons have been touring Europe and the US since 1993 and have released 10 recordings. The Tiptons Sax Quartet are Amy Denio, Jessica Lurie, Tina Richerson, and Sue Orfield. Enjoy the driving force of horn splendor created by this historic all-women sax quartet! Listen to the Tiptons and we thank you for your support!
We are delighted to return to Europe in March, 2019 to conquer the Austro-Hungarian Empire with our delightful music & on-stage verve with drummer Robert Kainar!
This concert is sponsored in part by Osztrák Kulturális Fórum.
Thanks to everyone for helping us enjoy a beautiful European tour in February and March, 2018. Though the temperature never got above freezing, and we encountered a lot of snow, we also encountered wonderful warm people everywhere! We played 18 concerts in Italy, Slovenia, Austria, Germany and Switzerland in 21 days!
Here we are, playing Sue Orfield’s composition Brass Monkey at a concert produced by Fano Jazz, in the beautiful Teatro della Concordia in San Costanzo, Italy:
And here is Jessica’s beautiful composition Shop of Wild Dreams, performed at Rossstall in Lambach, Austria. Filmed and edited by Eddi W.E from Linz:
Sowiesound, Zipa! Music, Spoot Music and Red Cedar Music are proud to release the 14th audio recording by the Tiptons Sax Quartet!
The Tiptons’ 14th audio release COOKBOOK spans a wide range of genres and reaches to the deepest corners of our musical imaginations with saxophones, clarinet, voice, and drums. The Tiptons have taken ingredients from their boundless pantries and spice racks, using flavors inspired by music from New Orleans to Azerbaijan, mixed with tangos, hymns and rollicking sea shanties. You will be entertained by funky grooves and ironic recipes, dynamic improvisations and tasty compositions. Enjoy this aromatic feast for the ears!
CD Baby will be distributing the CD starting next week; we’ll keep you posted!
In 2018 The Tiptons Sax Quartet and drums will celebrate our 30th Anniversary! Among other activities we will be touring Europe from 20 February – 23 March, 2018.
Please write us if you would like to present an unforgettable concert by one of the most unique musical ensembles in the world!
The Tiptons return to Europe in March 2017 to present 2 fabulous new recordings: ‘We Love To Meet Again’, recorded with the Michaelbeuern Abbey Stiftschor in Austria, and ‘COOKBOOK’, recorded in Salzburg, Austria.
|2017-03-10 SNOW JAZZ FESTIVAL||Sägewerk||Bad Hofgastein, A||8:30pm|
|2017-03-14 Saxstall||Pohrsdorf bei Tharandt bei Dresden, D||7:30pm|
|2017-03-16 Circolo Arci Mis(s)kappa||Udine, I||8:00pm|
|2017-03-18 Centro Stabile della Cultura||Schio (VI), I||9:30pm|
|2017-03-19 Circolo ARCI Area Sismica||Ravaldino in Monte, (FO) I||6:00pm|
|2017-03-23 AK-Bildungshaus Jägermayerhof Linz, A 8:00pm|
|2017-03-26 – 3-28 Catania, Sicily|
The Tiptons will be illuminating the dark days of December, playing our stellar world soul mix ~ with the playful & phenomenal Tarik Abouzied on drums.
The Tiptons Sax Quartet & Drums in Wisconsin and Minneapolis Sept 24-29th with Tarik Abouzied on Drums.
Monday & Tuesday Sept. 26 & 27 -DAYTIME we’ll be teaching music workshops at local Eau Claire High Schools!
Wednesday Sept. 28 – Lawrence University, Appleton, WI – Private
Thursday Sept. 29 – Icehouse, Minneapolis, MN – 10pm TICKETS
Our Midwest tour is sponsored by Jeff Reitz of Chippewa Valley Instrument Repair & the Lismore Hotel in Eau Claire! We are very grateful for their support !
The Tiptons Sax Quartet are returning to Europe in May 2016!
We’ve been creating new material, and shining up our greatest hits!!!
We’ll be playing in some new venues, and returning to some of our favorites ~ the historic TAKTLOS Festival at the Rote Fabrik in Zurich, the SAXSTALL in Pohrsdorf bei Tharand bei Dresden, Germany; and we’ll be collaborating again with the Chorus at the Michaelbeuern Benedictine Abbey in Austria. We are happy to return to Pisa (13.5), Montisi (SI) (14.5) and Rome (15.5) again too!
We will spend a few days in an excellent studio in Salzburg, recording our next CD. We’ll keep you posted.