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World Saxophone Quartet

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World Saxophone Quartet

World Saxophone Quartet has been played on NTS in shows including Who's That Girl? w/ Leyla Pillai , featured first on 6 April 2015. Songs played include Picasso.

The World Saxophone Quartet is an avant-garde jazz group founded in 1977, implementing elements of free funk and African jazz into their musical routines.

The original members were Julius Hemphill (alto and soprano saxophone, flute), Oliver Lake (alto and soprano saxophone), Hamiet Bluiett (baritone saxophone, alto clarinet), and David Murray (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet). The first three had worked together as members of the Black Artists' Group in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1989, Hemphill left the group due…

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Picasso
World Saxophone Quartet, Fontella Bass
Elektra Nonesuch1994
Picasso
World Saxophone Quartet, Fontella BassElektra Nonesuch1994
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