In Episode 3 of Raw Craft, host Anthony Bourdain travels to New Orleans to discover the craftsmanship behind a not good, but a great saxophone. In NOLA, aka The Birthplace of Jazz, Bourdain sits down with legendary saxophone designer Steve Goodson to learn about his craft.
Steve Goodson has been creating and restoring brass instruments for the last 40 years, and he’s damn good at it. So good that his “category five” sax will run you a no-questions-asked $15,000, and even former President Bill Clinton can’t skip the line. Expect a wait time of at least 9-months.
Raw Craft is an online series created by The Balvenie — the world’s most handcrafted single malt Scotch whisky. They’ve partnered exclusively with Anthony Bourdain to uncover the true meaning of craftsmanship. To see more Raw Craft episodes with Bourdain visit The Balvenie’s YouTube channel.