Dave Liebman apparently has a big band – who knew? Very cool to know though, as his concert late last month was hailed by AllAboutJazz.com’s Victor L. Schermer as comparable to “comparison with the classic Thelonious Monk Big Band at Town Hall in 1959″ Although it was a big band setting with great arrangements by the [read more…]
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Your weekly sampling of some of this past week’s saxophone-related news: Jazz legend James Moody battling cancer Stars of saxophone to hit Istanbul stage (Lovano, Liebman, Coltrane) [Sorry(!), but this web page has disappeared since the original publication of this article] Branford Marsalis adds mood to Fred Schepisi’s Storm The great Gato Barbieri again purrs in [read more…]
Can’t you just sniff it in the air? Yes, of course, it’s that magical time of the year as Saxophone Day 2010 looms upon us. For those of you who don’t know, this coming Saturday, November 6 is “Saxophone Day” – or the day that Adolphe Sax, the inventor of the saxophone was born. Rather [read more…]
Your weekly sampling of some of this past week’s saxophone-related news: David Sanborn plays through the pain Henry Threadgill makes name for himself among jazz’s elite [Sorry(!), but this web page has disappeared since the original publication of this article] Jazz giant Phil Woods swings hard with DePaul Jazz Ensemble A musical chameleon finds his true [read more…]
Whether you’re looking to get a great horn at a great price, or whether you’re looking to put your own spin on the classic sounds of your idols, a used saxophone can be a perfect solution. A little bit of Google-ing on the topic of buying a used horn will yield you bushels full of [read more…]
Jason Robinson is a super-modern tenor sax playing force to be reckoned with. Although he has a sound unique to himself, he also reminds me a lot of Joe Lovano – but that’s just me. As always, AllAboutJazz.com brings us an inspiring and in-depth interview that’s definitely worth checking out. Click here to check it out.