Category Archives: Saxophone

RIP Phil Woods

“I have no illusions about being a genius musician. I pride myself on being a soldier, a warrior for jazz. I trained a lot of young people, and I’ve learned my lessons well. I’d like to keep the flame burning.” … Continue reading

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Sax Art du Jour ~ Mark Kazav

“Mark Kazav is an artist of distinct style and conceptual integrity. He at once challenges the viewer with vibrant color and bold images. Mark has developed his own personal style which is indeed colorful, visually stimulating and a pleasure to … Continue reading

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Belgium Sax Note

Gotta luv a saxophone loving country. And why not the country that brought us the creator of the sax. Antoine-Joseph “Adolphe” Sax was a Belgian musical instrument designer and musician who played the flute and clarinet, and is well known … Continue reading

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Wall Ornament du Jour

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. ~ Pablo Picasso

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Can You Name that Saxophonist? ~ Take One

I see pictures of so many people who played sax that are surprising, at least to me. So here is the game today, can you name these musicians?         Good Luck! 

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2015 ~ Year of the Sax

Don’t play the saxophone. Let it play you. ~ Charlie Parker I’m looking forward to a music filled year. I am playing in a concert band, running a big band, and nursing my favorite sax x-tet (where x = the … Continue reading

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“In the Mood” 2014 (theater)

As this show’s opening approaches, the band it really clicking so far. Our drummer had to walk out on us because he was over extended and it was causing health issues. But two subs peeked in. The actors are learning … Continue reading

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