Amazon.com Widgets

George Barron

No photos available. Upload them now.

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

George Barron is acclaimed for the warmth and high energy of his tenor and soprano saxophone playing. His is a driving, passionate sound that runs the gambit from smooth to explosive.

With influences like Dexter Gordon, Sonny Stitt Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane it is no wonder that he impressed New York Times Jazz Critic, John S. Wilson, who called him,... “A very versatile and polished saxophonist.”

Lonnie Liston Smith, pianist and composer, made reference to a session where he first heard George, who was sitting in with Pharoah Sanders as follows, “Horn players used to sit in with us... but they'd get nervous playing with Pharoah [Sanders]. George was different. He just got up and started to play. I had never heard a horn player that confident alongside Pharoah.”...
read more

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Featured recording “Emanations”

Latest Release

Emanations

Self Produced (2003)

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no George Barron events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

Rank: 5,850 Views: 4,457
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Wadada Leo Smith

Wadada Leo Smith

About | Enter

Mort Weiss

Mort Weiss

About | Enter

Rotem Sivan

Rotem Sivan

About | Enter

Michael Carvin

Michael Carvin

About | Enter

Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

Help improve the George Barron profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the George Barron musician profile.