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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.”...
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Featured recording “Emanations”

Latest Release

Emanations

Self Produced (2003)

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