You might know our background story of ‘scientist gone mad, wandering off to build own saxophone’. For Dutchies who don’t, here’s an article in September’s Esquire that tells it all. How it started with a concert of ‘Little Giant’ and a John Coltrane record.

“Crafted for new heights” is the motto which instantly connects Friso’s journey towards the Free Wind Sax and luxury brand Montblanc. Embracing personal, hand crafted products with a meticulous attention to detail.

Of course you’re not the kind of person to instantly search for Coltrane’s album on YouTube now would you? You have that one in vintage condition on vinyl. Did the album inspire you as much as it did Friso?