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In 1972, Med Flory and Friend Clark formed a five-sax non-et (usually including a trumpeter) focused on taking part in the harmonized solos of Charlie Parker. Their recordings for Capitol, MPS, and Columbia (unlike their live shows) didn’t contain anybody saxophone solos and discovered the sax section playing note-for-note Parrot improvisations (like the roller-coaster “Ko Ko”) with amazing precision. Clark remaining the music group in 1975, but Flory continuing the group on the part-time basis for a number of decades, sometimes utilizing the L.A. Voices. Among the very best sidemen over time have been Expenses Perkins, Warne Marsh, Jay Migliori, Jack port Nimitz, Lanny Morgan, trumpeter Conte Candoli, and trombonist Carl Fontana.

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Full Name Supersax
Awards Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Music Songs Just Friends, Salt Peanuts, Ko-Ko, Parker's Mood, Star Eyes, The Song Is You, Moose the Mooche, Shaw 'Nuff, Blues For Alice, Scrapple From the Apple, Oop Bop Sh'bam, Drifting On a Reed, All The Things You Are, Chasin' the Bird, Embraceable You, Now's the Time, Hot House, A Night In Tunisia, Dizzy Atmosphere, April in Paris, Yardbird Suite, If I Should Loose You, L.A., Laura, Speek Low, The Bird, Groovin' High, K. C. Blues, Gloomy Sunday, Stardust, Bossa No No, He Ain't Got Rhythm
Albums Supersax Plays Bird, The Japanese Tour, Stone Bird, Supersax & L.A. Voices, Chasin' the Bird, Dynamite, Salt Peanuts, Volume 3: Straighten Up and Fly Right, Volume 2, The Joy of Sax!, Med Flory Presents: The Best of Supersax and the LA Voices, The Complete Edition, Supersax Originals


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