Sam Sadigursky and Nathan Koci

About Sam Sadigursky (left)

Since moving to New York in 2002, Sam Sadigursky has made his mark as a leader and sideman across a broad spectrum of musical landscapes. Sam has toured and recorded as a saxophonist and clarinetist with artists as diverse as Brad Mehldau, Fred Hersch, Lucia Pulido, Gabriel Kahane, Tom Jones, Edmar Castaneda, Katrina Lenk, Linda Oh, the Michael Leonhart Orchestra, Taylor Eigsti, The Mingus Orchestra, Rufus Reid, The Jamie Baum Septet+, David Yazbek, La Cumbiamba eNeYe, and the Philip Glass Ensemble, and is featured prominently on three Grammy-nominated albums with Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society. He appears on over 50 albums as a sideman, and was recently the onstage clarinetist for the Grammy, Tony and Emmy winning show The Band’s Visit on Broadway.

About Nathan Koci (right)

Nathan Koci is a performer, conductor and composer across multiple media including folk music, contemporary classical music, dance, and experimental theater. He most recently served as the Music Director and Vocal Arranger for the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of Oklahoma!, directed by Daniel Fish. As a music director, he has also worked with directors and artists Rachel Chavkin, Jim Findlay, Daniel Kluger, Anais Mitchell, Molly Smith and Alice Reagan. As a performer, he has premiered new works by Timo Andres, Anthony Braxton, Ted Hearne, John Heginbotham, Maira Kalman, William Kentridge, Guy Klucevsek, and Stew and Heidi, working with ensembles including Alarm Will Sound, The Knights, Ensemble Modern, Bang on a Can, the Tri-Centric Orchestra, the Michael Leonhart Orchestra, and Wordless Music. He performs and records on horns, accordions, pianos, and banjos with groups including The Hands Free, The Opposite of a Train, and Shovels and Rope and currently teaches improvisation and arts engagement at The New School College of Performing Arts.