Raymond MacDonald is a saxophonist and composer whose work is informed by a view of improvisation as a social, collaborative and uniquely creative process. Collaborating with musicians such as Evan Parker, David Byrne, Jim O'Rourke and Marilyn Crispell, he has released over 50 CDs and toured and broadcast worldwide. He has produced music for film, television, theatre and art installations, co-leads the Raymond MacDonald / George Burt Quartet, is a founder member of Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra and is Professor of Music Psychology and Improvisation at Glasgow Caledonian University.