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Chick Corea: "Three Quartets" album

Saturday, April 23, 2016

UK saxophone legend Tim Garland named this album as one of his all time favourites.  We love it too - here's why:
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The Crusaders: "Scratch"

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Scratch was an important album for The Crusaders with Joe Sample on piano and Wilton Felder on saxophone.   Andy Ross, saxophone player for UK acid jazz band Incognito named this album as a huge inspiration for his own playing. Find out why you should check it out too.
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Introducing Johnny Griffin

Friday, April 01, 2016

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CLASSIC ALBUM: Cannonball's Bossa Nova

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Smooth jazz saxophonist Jessy J has named this classic album as one of her favourites.  We love it too, here's why:
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Grover Washington: "Mister Magic"

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Mister Magic is an iconic album from one of the founders of the modern commercial saxophone sound. We look at why this Grover Washington album is impimportant, and smooth jazz legend Boney James tells us why this is his favourite album.
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CLASSIC ALBUM: Cityscape

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

This is one of the great recordings of saxophone legend Michael Brecker.  That's reason enough to check out this album, but here is some more info:
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Tower of Power: Back to Oakland

Saturday, December 19, 2015

This is a classic album from saxophone super group Tower of Power. Smooth Jazz saxophonist Dave Koz names this as one of his favourite albums. Find out why you should check it out too.
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Tom Scott and the LA Express: Tom Cat

Friday, August 21, 2015

This album is one of the most iconic from 70s group Tom Scott and the LA Express. Find out why Fred Vidgor from the Average White Band loves this album, and why you should check it out too.
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Maceo Parker: Life on Planet Groove

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Maceo Parker is the master of funk alto sax playing.  Find out why we think this album of his should be in everyone's collection.
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Steps Ahead: Magnetic

Sunday, June 21, 2015

70s supergroup Steps Ahead recorded a bunch of albums. With Michael Brecker on saxophone, arguably at the peak of his career, these albums are a "must listen" for all saxophonists. Find out why we think "Magnetic" is the best of all.
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