Sax Blasters

Lester Young

Ever since the the saxophone found it’s way into the jazz & pop fields of the 1920’s, it has proved to be a very popular instrument amongst music fans worldwide. Something about the timbre of the instrument and it’s ability to growl, honk, scream and whisper (in the right hands, of course) resonates with the listening audience. Even though the saxophone is mainly thought of a jazz instrument by many people nowadays, lets look at some of the players who have helped shaped the sound & history of this instrument in blues, jump, swing, and R&B…

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