Nick Roth is a saxophonist, composer, producer and educator. His work seeks the liberation of improvisation from composition, the poetic syntax of philosophical enquiry, and the function of music as translative epistemology. He has been composer-in-residence at the Centre Culturel Irlandais (CCI), the European Space Agency (ESTEC), dlr LexIcon, the California Academy of Sciences and the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA). He is artistic director of the Yurodny Ensemble and a partner at Diatribe Records, Ireland’s leading record label for new music. His work is represented by the Contemporary Music Centre and the Association of Irish Composers.