Listening to this instrumental piece by Israel Macaulay will definitely lift your soul as he plays the Saxophone in his released track “Bow Down and Worship”.
“Meet Israel Macaulay an exceptionally talented young Musician from Delta State, he found about his profound love for music especially instrumentation at a premature stage. Initially he kicked off as a drummer and vocalist in the church at the early age of 6 then later advanced to song writing and arranging choir pieces at age 14. He grew up listening to Kirk Whalum, Chris Potter, Joshua Redman, Quamon fowler but was largely influenced by Donald Hayes. He started performing with the recorder before been introduced to the saxophone at age 16 and the rest as we know it has been a melodious history.
Israel Macaulay has unseasoned joy and fulfillment in inspirational and gospel music and so he has pitched his tent there, he has worked and performed on same stage with both local and foreign gospel and inspirational acts like Michael Stampley (USA), Lalah Hatherway (USA), Tim Godfrey and the Xtreme Crew, the mega praise team (Nigeria), the overflow band, just to mention a few. To show his creativity and bless lives he released “Bow Down and Worship” a contemporary sax rendition of “Kene Onye Kere Igwe” originally done by Chioma Jesus, a piece off his forthcoming Saxophone album title “Gifted Hands”.