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Pony Poindexter

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Pony Poindexter

Pony Poindexter has been played on NTS shows including The Pentagon Faceslap, with Spanish Fly first played on 18 October 2014.

Norwood "Pony" Poindexter (Feb. 8, 1926, New Orleans, Louisiana - Apr. 14, 1988, Oakland, California) was an American jazz saxophonist.

Poindexter began on clarinet and switched to playing alto and tenor sax growing up. In 1940 he studied under Sidney Desvigne, and following this attended Candell Conservatory in Oakland, where he based himself. From 1947 to 1950 he played with Billy Eckstine. In 1950 he played in a quartet with Vernon Alley, from 1951 to 1952 he was with Lionel Hampton and in 1952 he…

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All Blues
Annie Ross, Pony Poindexter, The Berlin All Stars, Carmell Jones, Leo Wright
SABA1966
All Blues
Annie Ross, Pony Poindexter, The Berlin All Stars, Carmell Jones, Leo WrightSABA1966
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Catin Latin
Pony Poindexter
Epic1962
Catin Latin
Pony PoindexterEpic1962
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Gumbo Filet
Pony Poindexter, Booker Ervin
Prestige1963
Gumbo Filet
Pony Poindexter, Booker ErvinPrestige1963
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Spanish Fly
Pony Poindexter
Inner City Records1976
Spanish Fly
Pony PoindexterInner City Records1976
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