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Eddie DeVerteuil

Eddie DeVerteuil

Eddie DeVerteuil (?? – ??) was playing baritonesax with Benny Carter and Cootie Williams in the early 1940s and appeared on a few bebop sessions in 1946, then disappeared from view. … Read entire article »

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Serge Chaloff

Serge Chaloff

Serge Chaloff (1923 – 1957) was one of the greatest baritonesax artists ever, having an important role in the development of modern jazz, known for his participation in the Woody Herman orchestra in the late 1940s, but also for beautiful work in the 1950s until his health run out… … Read entire article »

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Knut Hyrum

Knut Hyrum

Knut Hyrum (1927 -2013) was the first to record jazz baritonesax in Norway and was an important part of the local modern jazz milieu in the fifties… … Read entire article »

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Ernie Caceres

Ernie Caceres

Ernie Caceres (1911 – 1971) was a brilliant baritonesax performer from Texas, mostly known for his ‘membership in the Eddie Condon organization’, making particularly in 1944-45 remarkable contributions to jazz history on his instrument… … Read entire article »

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Leo Parker

Leo Parker

Leo Parker (1925 – 1962) was the first bebop baritonesax artist, coming up through Billy Eckstine’s orchestra, later known from numerous recording sessions, also a prominent comeback in 1961, but his heart gave suddenly in… … Read entire article »

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Jack Washington

Jack Washington

Jack Washington (1912 – 1964) was one of the first to make the baritonesax an important jazz instrument in the Benny Moten and Count Basie orchestras … … Read entire article »

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