Born: June 20 Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor
Woods cajoled piano lessons while singing harmonies with gifted siblings each Sunday, learning the art of whistling from his father, introduced to woodwinds during a third-grade music appreciation class during summer school, playing recorder, which he plays to this day. This lead to clarinet in public school bands, all the way to first-chair, first clarinet in twelfth grade Concert Band. He started at lead tenor sax a year before in the jazz ensemble ( Reno Invitational winners, 1970 ) by way of inspiration of Stan Getz, which required classical training with marching band endurance. Big-band experience occupied his teen years, with a Kenton alumni professor, which fueled hands-on experience with small self-promoted combos through college, playing blues, folk, swing, funk, Latin ensembles, creating enduring associations...
Love is a swingin' thing
Tracks: Track; Track.
Personnel: woody: Bari and Tenor Saxes
Disclaimer: All About Jazz is not responsible for the accuracy of the discographical data at the website(s) provided. If a link is no longer valid, please contact email@example.com. Thank you.
morgan hill, CA
Willing to teach: