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Serge Chaloff

The baritone saxophonist Serge Chaloff was born in Boston on November 24th 1923 to two classical pianists. His father was the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s pianist and his mother was a famous piano teacher at the Boston conservatory whose students include such musicians as Keith Jarrett and Dick Twardzik. Serge himself learned to play the piano first then the clarinet in his teens but switched to the baritone sax as an adult. His two major influences were Harry Carney and Charlie Parker. The former on his choice of instrument and the latter on his choice of genre: he was the first bop baritonist

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September 17, 2015

Serge Chaloff: March 1947

Albums

Boston Blow-Up!
Boston Blow-Up!
Capitol Records
2006
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Memorial: We the People Bop
Memorial: We the...
Cool and Blue
2005
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[no cover]
A Proper Introduction...
Igloo
2004
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[no cover]
The Fable Of Mabel
Igloo
1990
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[no cover]
Serge & Boots Plays...
Igloo
1957
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[no cover]
Tells The Fable Of...
Igloo
1954
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