Saxophoninst, trumpeter, keyboard player... and just about anything else that comes along.
Sax, Trumpet, Keys, Flute, Clar, Trombone, Ukelele, the mouse...
Sonar, Garritan, BIAB, tons of plugins.
Windows box, SoundBlaster Extreme or whatever it's called...
Justin Lassen, Danny Elfman, Joel Goldsmith, Game music: System Shock, BioShock, Max Payne,
Everything... but I like film music best these days.
Film Music. Ambient stuff, too.