Hello saxophone lovers,
hello to the ones that are just curious too and welcome to the: HISTORY OF THE TENOR SAXOPHONE *PART 0.9*.
As I wrote in the previous post HISTORY OF THE TENOR SAXOPHONE *PART 0.0* I will guide you trough the history of this wonderful instrument, the TENOR SAXOPHONE!
IMPORTANT: Keep in mind that this is a little work and and it is my personal view based on researches I made. Of-course a lot can be added and for sure I’ll forgot somethings and somebody 😉 that’s why this is not meant to be the “ONLY HISTORY” and why I invite you all to comment or add informations!
Lets start then!
Here the summary of posts that will follow:
1.0-Birth of the saxophone;
2.0-Technical Function and Saxophone parts;
3.0-The saxophone: “Why it sounds so good in jazz?”
4.0-Relevant historical moment for the tenor saxophone;
5.0-Before Coleman Hawkins;
6.0-The Hawkins disciples;
7.0-The sound of Lester Young and the West Coast School;
8.0-The era of the Tenor Saxophone;
9.0-Coltrane: from Tonal music to Free;
11.0-Our days: XXI sec..
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