Lee Konitz – Motion

Regarded by many as Konitz's greatest album, Motion shows of the alto saxophonist versatility as a jazz improviser. Tracks such as 'Foolin' Myself' features role reversal where Konitz provides harmonic...

david sanborn – here & gone

Released in 2008, alto saxophonist David Sanborn's 'here & gone' features guest artists Eric Clapton, Derek Trucks, Joss Stone, and Sam Moore. This album has connotations of Sanborn, who is more known for...

Paul Desmond – Take Five

The single 'Take Five' was entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1996 after becoming a hit in 1961 and being biggest selling jazz single of all time. Written by alto saxophonist Paul Desmond, the track is...

Lester Young

Nickname "red" for his reddish hair, the green eyed American saxophonist, Lester Young, remains one of the most influential jazz artists of all time. Unlike his hard driving contemporaries, Young was the...

Stan Getz

Described as “one of the all-time great tenor saxophonists” by critic Scott Yanow, Stan Getz became known as “The Sound” because of his warm, lyrical tone. From early recordings including his...

Andy Sheppard

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Marcel Mule

Marcel Mule is recognized as a master of classical saxophone and spiritual heir to Adolphe Sax (the inventor of the saxophone). As founder of the French classical saxophone school, he hugely contributed to...

The Saxophone

The name ‘saxophone’ is a composite word that is a derivative of two words. One is Greek, ‘phone’ which means vocal sound. The other ‘sax’ refers to the saxophone’s inventor, Adolphe Sax. So,...