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Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: May 23, 1946

Began to play the saxophone in 1956; Played blues & r&r in high school (1960-64) liked O.Coleman. Heard Ben Webster in 1964 & decided to play the tenor saxophone. Taught reading @ IS88 NYC & studied w/ Joe Henderson; Met Dexter Gordon in Copenhagen in 1970 & thanked him; Met Sonny Stitt in NYC in 1975, thanked him, and played for him until he passed ( see Downbeat: Caught in The Act Feb '75 ) Met Bobby Johnson Jr. in 1978 and worked with him until his passing June '01. Co-founded the Kansas City Sound in 1995 with Bill Crow and included all my friends: Ed Diehl, Gene Randolph, Marvin B. Smith, Taro Okamoto,Ray Mosca, Joel Bishop O'Brien , Billy Alfred, Mike Kull, Marty Napoleon, Roswell Rudd, Eddie Bert,Fred Jacobs, Fred Smith, Bobby Johnson Jr,Ron Finck, Hugh Brodie,Walter Booker, Allen Murphy,Matt Finck,Larry Packer,Kitt Potter,Glenda Davenport,Rita Kaiser,Josh Schneider,Gary Sloane,Rob Blumenthal,Tootsie Bean,Larry Moses,Dennis Makrell,Ira Coleman,Thurman Barker, Bubba Brooks,Cameron Brown...
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'He unleashed a ...fresh...solo that anyone would have been proud of playing....Sonny (Stitt) likes him & it's easy to hear why !” Scott Albin : Caught in The Act : Downbeat: 02/75

Primary InstrumentSax, tenor

LocationHigh Falls, NY

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundDynamic Breath Control, from Carmine Caruso; The Dominant 7th System of Tonal Organization , from Joe Henderson Methodo Solfeo, from Maestro Alberto Soccaras Availability flexible; sliding scale; some beginners / intermediate accepted

Music

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    Live At De Kroeg

    Bluebird
    1980
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Marvin 'Bu-Ga-Lu' Smith w/ Andy McCloud III Harvey Kaiser at The Terrace Lounge Merigar 30 : w/ Akashmani Orchestra Adriano Clemente; Blue Calypso / St. John

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