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Ben Webster Part 2 (1943 – 1954)

Ben Webster Part 2 (1943 – 1954)

Ben Webster (1909 – 1973) (Part 2: 1943 – 1954) was not at all finished as a magnificent tenorsax player after leaving Duke Ellington in 1943 but continued on his own with great success although with some meagre years… … Read entire article »

Henry Hicks

Henry Hicks

Henry Hicks (ca. 1904 – ca. 1950) was a fine trombone player in the early swing era, known for his work with Mills Blue Rhythm Band… … Read entire article »

John Coltrane

John Coltrane

John Coltrane (1926 – 1967) was a late bloomer who turned out to be one of the greatest names in jazz history, not only as a tenorsax player but as a personality whose ideas changed the whole course of jazz from the late fifties… … Read entire article »

Kristian Bergheim

Kristian Bergheim

Kristian Bergheim (1926 – 2010) was one of the most prominent of the postwar Norwegian tenorsax artists, and except for some years of residence in Sweden, he was a constant source of pleasure to Norwegian jazz enthusiasts until bad health silenced his horn… … Read entire article »

Tenorsax 1935 – 1939

Tenorsax 1935 – 1939

History of Jazz Tenor Saxophone – black artists – 1935 – 1939 contains a complete survey of recorded tenorsax from the swing jazz era, with sessions, solo notations and critical comments… … Read entire article »

Tenorsax 1917 – 1934

Tenorsax 1917 – 1934

History of Jazz Tenor Saxophone – black artists – 1917 – 1934 contains a complete survey of recorded tenorsax from the earliest jazz era, with sessions, solo notations and critical comments… … Read entire article »