Cyril Coutinho

Saxophonist Cyril Coutinho has spent well over four decades as band leader and sideman for various live music ensembles. His band ‘Seventh Galaxy’ was the most popular dance band in Mumbai in the eighties. He has also performed on resident band contracts at some of the best five star hotels in India.

Cyril plays alto saxophone and concert flute and is comfortable with just about any style of jazz from straight ahead mainstream to contemporary sounds of funk, fusion and hip-hop.

He currently freelances and is the leader of the horn section of the ‘Jazz Junkees’. He is also involved in the teaching students the flute saxophone and the clarinet specially those wanting to play jazz.