Saxophone player Susanne Alt was born in 1978 in the German town ofWürzburg. As the daughter of musically gifted parents, she went forthe piano at first, to turn to the saxophone at the age of 12. Shelearned the true tricks of the trade at the Hilversum conservatory.Her teachers were Dutchmen like Ferdinand Povel and Jasper Blom,among others. After her studies, she worked in the orchestras ofGerman, musical heroes like Peter Herbolzheimer and Peter Weniger.She has also played in many ensembles and theater orchestras in theNetherlands, besides being part of the Amsterdam Jazz Orchestra andThe Funk Soul Sisters. Since 2004, Alt has been producing albumsunder her own name. Susanne Alt Quartet on Track is her third andlatest CD and she wrote nearly every track on it. Alt's playing isexplosive and adventurous and that can be fully experienced on thestage.