Rather than swim in what he calls “the endless sea of saxophone players”, New York reedman Sam Sadigursky has been concentrating on his clarinet f(...)

Captivated by an idea: dancers tap out the ‘Heartbeat of Home’. Photograph: Jim Byrne

In a dark studio on a sunny day, the composer Brian Byrne and a couple of engineers are working on a recording. They’ve had some late nights. They’re (...)