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Saxophone Maniac. Don't play the saxophone. Let it play you - Charlie Parker.
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I’m starting out! Which Saxophone should I buy?

I’m starting out!  Which Saxophone should I buy? | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
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Henri SELMER Paris 130 years at Sax Open 2015 with Frederic Gastard - YouTube

Frederic Gastard improvise on bass saxophone in the boiler room at Henri Selmer Paris factory! This video was realised for SaxOpen World Saxophone Congress, ...
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Kamasi Washington and The Next Step Are “Epic”’ At Howard Theater

Kamasi Washington and The Next Step Are “Epic”’ At Howard Theater | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
As a sideman and session player, Kamasi Washington has been accustomed to shying away from the spotlight throughout his 15+ year career as a jazz musician.
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Long overdue, Humble Guy...

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Tar Heel: Branford Marsalis champions jazz for all

Tar Heel: Branford Marsalis champions jazz for all | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
Branford Marsalis grew up with the sounds of jazz music literally rising from the streets, wafting through the windows of the New Orleans home that would spawn a series of jazz giants.
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Renowned Saxophonist, Allen Won, to Perform at a Benefit for the Mountainside Public Library

Renowned Saxophonist, Allen Won, to Perform at a Benefit for the Mountainside Public Library | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
On Saturday, November 8, Allen Won, a world-renowned saxophonist will be putting on a concert at The Community Presbyterian Church of Mountainside at 7:00pm. The proceeds of the concert, C...
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Tommy Andrews gets to the crux of jazz matters

Tommy Andrews gets to the crux of jazz matters | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
YOUNG, up-and-coming jazz musicians are beating a path to The Ent Shed. They may not be making much in the way of hard cash but they're definitely making great music and audiences for the monthly...
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Branford Marsalis on His Unlikely Collaboration With the Grateful Dead

Branford Marsalis on His Unlikely Collaboration With the Grateful Dead | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
With the upcoming release of the Dead's 23-disc set 'Spring 1990 The Other One,' the jazz legend recalls his Nassau Coliseum guest spot
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Sun Ra's 100th Birthday Celebrated With Sax Player Jam - Washington Park - DNAinfo.com Chicago

Sun Ra's 100th Birthday Celebrated With Sax Player Jam - Washington Park - DNAinfo.com Chicago | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
The saxophonists gathered in Washington Park Thursday for a 30-minute long jam on “Happy Birthday."
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Google Hangout Colossus: Saxophone's Sonny Rollins Takes to a G-Chat Session on May 5 at Noon EST

Google Hangout Colossus: Saxophone's Sonny Rollins Takes to a G-Chat Session on May 5 at Noon EST | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
Well, Sonny Rollins couldn't get much cooler. The frizzy-haired tenor saxophonist will drop a line at Google for an interesting Google Hangout Session.
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New collection by jazz legend released in mono – not stereo | The National

New collection by jazz legend released in mono – not stereo | The National | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
The latest Miles Davis box set will be released as it was originally recorded – in monophonic form – and the result is a revelation, Andy Battaglia writes
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Because John Coltrane features heavily.  He remains the greatest of saxophonists.

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Review: Archie Shepp at LJF

Review: Archie Shepp at LJF | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
Garry Booth found saxophonist and blues shouter Archie Shepp on fine form, closing the London Jazz Festival at the Barbican on Sunday
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Artslink.co.za - Jazz great Eddie Daniels is all heart

Artslink.co.za - Jazz great Eddie Daniels is all heart | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
Don Albert: What a pleasure it was chatting to master clarinettist and super tenor saxophonist Eddie Daniels, here to play at the Joy of Jazz festival.
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Why Tubby Hayes was our greatest-ever jazz saxophonist

Why Tubby Hayes was our greatest-ever jazz saxophonist | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
A new film on the short life of a long-remembered British jazz great, Tubby Hayes, resets the be-bop dial to London, England
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Jazz legend Benny Golson reflects on a lifelong love of musical adventure

Jazz legend Benny Golson reflects on a lifelong love of musical adventure | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
He's played with everyone from John Coltrane to Dizzy Gillespie to Lionel Hampton, and he's still going strong at 86 years old. The great Benny Golson will perform in Knoxville on Friday as part of the Knoxville Jazz Festival.
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Still learning at 86!!

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DownBeat Magazine

DownBeat Magazine | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
The online version of the leading jazz publication offers artist biographies, music reviews, and more.
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"Oh Lady, Be Good"- Mike Hall/Dan Whieldon Duo - YouTube

Mike Hall- tenor sax and Dan Whieldon piano playing this 1934 Gershwin number at our first Sunday afternoon jazz party of the year featuring local jazz music...
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Jimmy Greene's remarkable jazz tribute to his daughter - Telegraph

Jimmy Greene's remarkable jazz tribute to his daughter - Telegraph | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
Jazz saxophonist Jimmy Greene has released Beautiful Life in tribute to his six-year-old daughter Ana, a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School killings
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Legally blind Lobo band student marches to the beat

Legally blind Lobo band student marches to the beat | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
When Dominic Bray lost the remainder of his eyesight about five months ago due to a degenerative eye condition, he didn’t become bitter or give up.
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Chris Potter On Piano Jazz

Chris Potter On Piano Jazz | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
The saxophonist is an expressive, inventive, quick-thinking improviser. In a 2001 session, Potter performs "I Should Care" with bassist Scott Colley.
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Bethesda Blues and Jazz to welcome Peter and Will Anderson Trio -- Gazette.Net

Bethesda Blues and Jazz to welcome Peter and Will Anderson Trio -- Gazette.Net | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
From Juilliard to jazz clubs, twins foster love of music
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National Music Museum ‘celebrates the Saxes’ with world-class summer exhibition - Vermillion Plain Talk

National Music Museum ‘celebrates the Saxes’ with world-class summer exhibition - Vermillion Plain Talk | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
The National Music Museum (NMM) in Vermillion, South Dakota, is joining the worldwide celebration of the 200th birthday of the great Belgian musical-instrument inventor Adolphe Sax (1814-1894), with a limited-time exhibition of some of the finest Sax instruments (made by his hand or in his workshop). Sax, who invented far … Read Article →
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Evan Parker: 70th-Birthday Celebration, Kings Place | New music reviews, news & interviews | The Arts Desk

Evan Parker: 70th-Birthday Celebration, Kings Place | New music reviews, news & interviews | The Arts Desk | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
John Coltrane’s extravagant, trance-like saxophone-playing is often considered the pinnacle of jazz technique, but for Evan Parker, who celebrated his 70th birthday with a concert at Kings Place last night, it was only the starting point.
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Alto sax legend David Sanborn to perform at FTC

Alto sax legend David Sanborn to perform at FTC | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
"Paul was a lyrical player, and the way he would play off Dave's rhythmic, aggressive style, how that would actually work, was quite revelatory," Sanborn said in a phone interview last week.
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