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Joe Ford

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: May 7, 1947    

One of the most exciting truths in the jazz world is that within every top sideman is a solo artist itching to emerge from the shadows and into the forefront. Longtime McCoy Tyner saxophonist Joe Ford's stunning and diverse Bluemoon debut, Today's Nights, proves that such an evolution is more than worth the years of life and musical experience that go into it.

The straight ahead-oriented collection showcases Ford's masterful melodic and improvisational skills on both soprano and tenor saxes, adding touches of contemporary jazz and blues to what is truly a “players album,” emphasizing the inspired interaction between Ford and such long-term associates as bassist Charles Fambrough (who also co-produced), Tonight Show pianist Kenny Kirkland and drummers Jeff “lain” Watts and Darrell Brown....
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Awards

2x Grammy Winner
Playboy People's Choice Winner

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Featured recording “Today's Nights”

Latest Release

Today's Nights

(1993)

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