The history of the saxophone part 2: alto - The Jazz House

In this Special Jazz House programme, resident jargon-buster and musicologist Richard Michael joins Stephen Duffy to illustrate the history of the Saxophone in all is varied colours and styles. The omni Saxophonist will be Gordon McNeil, with Richard Michael at the piano.

In part two Richard and Gordon look at the alto sax, and feature Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker (pictured) and Paul Desmond.

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21 minutes


Role Contributor
PerformerCharlie Parker
PerformerJohnny Hodges
PerformerPaul Desmond

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