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Jazz House: A history of the saxophone part two: alto

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Karen Miller Karen Miller | 13:55 UK time, Tuesday, 29 November 2011

On the 9th November 2011 BBC Radio Scotland's Jazz House broadcast one of their "A history of..." series during which Richard Michael dissects a key jazz instrument in front of a live studio audience.

In the first part we heard about the tenor sax and In this second part, hear saxophonist Gordon McNeil accompanied by Richard Michael on piano, demonstrate the alto sax, and here some of the musicians who made the instrument their own including the great Charlie Parker.


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