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Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: January 25, 1929

Multitalented and internationally famous jazz legend, - a composer, arranger, lyricist, producer - and tenor saxophonist of world note, Benny Golson was born in Philadelphia, PA on January 25, 1929.

Raised with an impeccable musical pedigree, Golson has played in the bands of world famous Benny Goodman, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Earl Bostic and Art Blakey.

Few jazz musicians can claim to be true innovators and even fewer can boast of a performing and recording career that literally redefines the term “jazz”. Benny Golson has made major contributions to the world of jazz with such jazz standards as: Killer Joe, I Remember Clifford, Along Came Betty, Stablemates, Whisper Not, Blues March, Five Spot After Dark, Are you Real?...
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    New Times New Tet

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    Terminal 1

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    That's Funky

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    One Day, Forever

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    I Remember Miles

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    Benny Golson And The Philadelphians

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Mar28 Benny Golson
Highland High School
Gilbert, AZ

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