Jamie O'Donnell is a London based alto saxophonist. He began playing alto saxophone aged 17 after falling in love
with the music of Charlie Parker, growing to love the playing of the great alto players Phil Woods, Jackie McLean,
Cannonball Adderley, Art Pepper and Sonny Stitt. Jamie studied saxophone with Aubrey Frank before attending the
Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London where he studied with Jean Toussaint and Simon Purcell. Jamie has also
studied with the Bebop legend, pianist Barry Harris.
A prolific composer, Jamie writes tunes for his own quartet "S.A.O.L.E." which has been together since 1998