Simon Rose has performed from solo to orchestras in Europe, US and Canada. Interest as a free improviser developed exploring the possibilities created by purposefully limiting himself to the alto saxophone (solo alto ‘ Procession’ FMR 2005). During the last two years Rose has focused on the baritone sax (solo baritone ‘ Schmetterling’ Not Two Records, 2011). He has led the trio Badland (Simon Fell, Steve Noble) for 15 years. Other small group collaborations have included Adam Bohman, Clayton Thomas, Jan Roder, Mark Sanders, Kjell Nordeson, Christian Marien, Oluyemi Thomas, Steve Heather, Olaf Rupp, Chris Chafe, Kanoko Nishi, Ava Mendoza, Weasel Walter, Dave Tucker, Damon Smith, Pauline Oliveros, Charity Chan, Colin Stetson, Dominic Lash, Hilary Jeffery, Alan Wilkinson and Pascal Nichols amongst others. Participation in large groups has included Marco Eneidi Orchestra, London Improvisers Orchestra, Roland Ramanan Tentet. CDrecordings can be found on Bruce’ s Fingers, Emanem, FMR, Rayon, Leo, PSI and Not Two.