Right Now. - The Woodshed | Jazz Improvisation. 50 Living Sax Players You Need to Check Out. Right Now. Preface: The following list represents a group of today's amazing jazz saxophonists. This is by no means the gold standard, it's entirely my opinion, and the exact rank order should be taken with an extra-large grain of chunky sea salt.
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Downbeat magazine’s annual readers’ poll named James the greatest trumpet instrumentalist for 1937, 1938, and 1939 and favorite soloist for 1942. 13. Alan Vizzutti (1952-Present) Allen Vizzutti in 2010. Allen Vizzutti is a trumpeter, composer, and music instructor from the United States.
In 1975, Brecker and brother Mike formed the funky ensemble Brecker Bros. Brecker's myriad credits as a sideman (he's recorded with everyone from Aerosmith to Lou Reed) tend to overshadow his own...