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Buck Hill

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: 1927    

Buck Hill

Buck Hill is a living legend, who has been dazzling audiences for over forty years.

Born in 1927, Buck Hill started playing saxophone at the age of 13. By the mid-fifties, he was married with three children and supporting them by driving a cab and delivering mail. Despite the family demands, he continued to practice and perform. He was discovered by Charlie Byrd and became a regular on the local jazz circuit, appearing with Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, and Shirley Horn. In 1957, he appeared on his first recording with Charlie Byrd and later appeared on numerous recordings with Shirley Horn on the Verve label....
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    Relax

    Severn Records
    2006
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    Capital Hill

    TES
    1990
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    Plays Europe

    TES
    1982

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Severn Records (2006)

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