alto saxophonist

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a musician who plays the alto saxophone


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Mike has teamed up with cutting-edge Brooklyn-based alto saxophonist Andrew D'Angelo and drummer Dan Weiss for the project, which will offer a platform to fledgling jazz players from the city.
Only alto saxophonist Lester Sterling remains from the founding members, while Doreen Shaffer also appears, a singer from the early days.
This was particularly on the group's rendition of Round Midnight, which began with a tasteful solo introduction by the alto saxophonist Likewise, on the two numbers which Forbes left to the trio, Newton, Shiels and Cosker's virtuosic playing was never convoluted and always refined.
This week's guest musician is alto saxophonist RAY DALES.
An alto saxophonist, he also has performed at senior citizen and child care centers.
Alto saxophonist Phil Woods, by contrast, has stayed quite consistently true to his bebop roots, and remains one of the most consistently enjoyable mainstream jazz musicians on the current scene.
In a famous interview included in the liner notes to his album, Three for Shepp, alto saxophonist Marion Brown stated that the music was "part of what's going on in the black revolution in America." And in his book, Ascension: John Coltrane and his Quest, Eric Nisenson refers to free jazz as the "soundtrack to a race riot."
The 1949 recording is one of the best issued from that series and showcases Pres along with alto saxophonist Charlie Parker, trumpeter Roy Eldridge, and singer Ella Fitzgerald, among others.
The longest poem in the collection, "Testimony," is a vivid account, in fourteen sections, of the life of the alto saxophonist Charlie Parker.
Jazz fans who really love Miles's Kind of Blue probably know that this album is something of a follow-up to that session, featuring as it does two of the players from Miles's band, alto saxophonist Cannonball Adderley and pianist Bill Evans, here backed up by Percy Heath on bass and Connie Kay on drums.
* TIFFANY BENTON'S MUSIC CONSERVATORY: In 1996, Tiffany Davida Benton, an accomplished key-boardist, organist, alto saxophonist and xylophonist, established Tiffany Benton's Music Conservatory to provide a first-class professional setting for youth and adults to study jazz, classical, gospel and contemporary music.
"At one record date," explained the alto saxophonist Gigi Gryce, "some of the musicians were laughing as he danced without realizing that meanwhile, by following his rhythmic pulse, they were moving into the rhythm he wanted" (qtd.
Erie, PA, November 05, 2014 --( Sonny Fortune, the great alto saxophonist, flutist and composer, will perform at the Erie Arts Museum in partnership with Jazz Erie on November 8, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
Alto saxophonist Leighton Kennedy will perform one number from his recently released CD, "Leighton Kennedy." Accompanying the choir will be a quartet of musicians.