"Infectious energy and moody quietude" - The Observer.
"Limitless, enchanting and implacable. If you buy only one saxophone record this year, make this the one" - Norman Lebrecht, Sinfini Music (Album of the Week).
"McKenzie’s playing is touching and beautifully-crafted. Sawers supports that with sympathetic finesse" - The Scotsman.
McKenzie Sawers Duo are highly respected as performers, innovators and educators in their field. Passionate about presenting the saxophone and piano repertoire they have given Scottish and UK premieres by British contemporary composers including Gavin Bryars, Graham Fitkin, Joe Duddell, Gabriel Jackson, as well as commissions from Andrew Keeling and Martin Green (Lau). Their CD "The Coral Sea" was released on Delphian Records in 2013 to critical acclaim and past performances include Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the World Saxophone Congress, The Forge (London), Tolbooth (Stirling), CCA (Glasgow), Assembly Roxy (Edinburgh) and BBC Radio Scotland’s "Classic's Unwrapped".