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Bill Perkins

One of the “coolest” from the West Coast tenor players from the 1950s, Bill Perkins in old age became a little influenced by John Coltrane and modernized his design in an individual way. A versatile and flexible musician who also performed baritone, alto, soprano, and flute, Perkins was best-known for …

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Paul Desmond

Paul Desmond is more popular for his genius like a melodic improviser so when the standard of great jazz sax players. His warm, elegant shade was one which he admittedly attempted to make appear to be a dried out martini. He and Artwork Pepper were practically the only real alto …

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