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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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Sax Appeal to Play at Ottawa International Jazz Festival - The Epoch Times

Sax Appeal to Play at Ottawa International Jazz Festival - The Epoch Times | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
Sax Appeal will perform at the Rideau Centre on June 21 at a free concert as part of the 2013 TD Ottawa International Jazz Festival.
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Leading jazz saxophonist Andy Sheppard at the Tolmen Centre, Constantine

Leading jazz saxophonist Andy Sheppard at the Tolmen Centre, Constantine | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
ACCLAIMED tenor and soprano saxophonist Andy Sheppard plays the Tolmen Centre, Constantine, on Friday, June 28.Before the gig at 7.30pm, he will undertake a workshop at Constantine Primary School to...
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STILL SPRY AT 75: ‘Uncle Herb’ Rockweiler’s legacy lives on in Cazenovia German Band : Reedsburg Times-Press

STILL SPRY AT 75: ‘Uncle Herb’ Rockweiler’s legacy lives on in Cazenovia German Band : Reedsburg Times-Press | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
A small community band that has kept time to literally hundreds of area events over three generations celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.
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Julio Botti to Host Release Party to Celebrate TANGO NOSTALGIAS, 6/19

Julio Botti to Host Release Party to Celebrate TANGO NOSTALGIAS, 6/19 | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
Julio Botti's ZOHO Music debut, TANGO NOSTALGIAS, introduces a fresh new voice to the nuevo tango movement pioneered decades ago by Astor Piazzolla and Pablo Ziegler, Piazzolla's longtime pianist and a prolific composer and producer in his own right.
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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
by Samantha Schmieder
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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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A global feast: The Berkeley World Music Festival

A global feast: The Berkeley World Music Festival | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
One of the best parts of being a musician, it’s always seemed to me, is the possibility of communing...
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Saxophonist keeps busy as he ponders future of his solo career

Saxophonist keeps busy as he ponders future of his solo career | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
From a touring member of Grammy Award-winning groups Arcade Fire and Bon Iver to an acclaimed duo with Euro sax monster Mats Gustafsson or his own Polaris Prize and Juno-nominated solo albums, Colin Stetson is one of the most recognized bass...
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Saxophonist Kelly to light up Central Bank

Saxophonist Kelly to light up Central Bank | Sax Mad | Scoop.it
Jazz and music lovers will be treated to a week of activities hosted by the Jazz Alliance of T&T (JATT) in celebration of the very first TnT Jazz Week being held in recognition of International Ja...
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