Saxophones: Rambling Thoughts

Saxophones: the clowns of the band Saxophones are capable of laughing; braying; singing; talking; barking; yelping; crying; sneezing; meowing. In short, saxophone effects are almost limited only by the imagination of the player. The Brown Brothers were a saxophone band from the 1920s who exemplified just how far the instrument …

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Corky Corcoran: Tenor Sax Ballad Master

Yesterday I noticed a vintage photo on eBay of tenor saxophonist Corky Corcoran. Now I must admit, this was a name that I hadn’t heard in years. I think the last time was likely in the 80s, when one of my private instructors mentioned him as one of the tenor …

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