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Tony Greene

b. Anthony Greene, March 1957, Kingston, Jamaica, Western Indies. Greene’s first participation in music arrived in the renowned Alpha Males College in Jamaica, whose alumni included the Skatalites’ horn section (offering Don Drummond, Tommy McCook and Roland Alphonso). Greene in the beginning performed the clarinet, although on becoming a member of the Jamaican Army Band he turned to playing the saxophone. His playing abilities resulted in a scholarship in the united kingdom in the Royal Academy Of Music from 1975-77. Through the past due 70s Greene came back to Jamaica, where he performed on periods for the Root base Radics and became a member of Sonny Bradshaw’s Music group, accompanied by a spell with Lloyd Parks’ We INDIVIDUALS Music group. In this respect, his profession duplicated that of the recognized saxophonist Dean Fraser, who got also performed with both rings. However, with the middle-80s their professions diverged as Fraser continuing to perform on the rising digital reggae defeat, while Greene followed visiting R&B works. He performed alongside Gladys Knight, Lou Rawls and Aretha Franklin on the isle, which resulted in Greene working being a saxophonist for the worldwide circuit. Within the 90s Greene came back to his root base with the discharge of Sax Guy. Although instrumental albums seldom enjoy the industrial success of the vocal counterparts, Greene’s function resulted in further solo saving sessions. His produces proved especially well-known in THE UNITED STATES, although reggae purists regarded his work as well jazzy. Greene’s follow-up highlighted vocal efforts from Tanya Stephens, and examples from Beenie Guy, Bounty Killer and Capleton. Furthermore to launching his own function Greene set up the Sax Guy label with the purpose of promoting local skill.

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