Denys Baptiste

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        b. 14 September 1969, London, England. A gifted tenor saxophonist, Baptiste was prompted towards jazz after hearing his fatherGÇÖs record collection. He studied at LondonGÇÖs Guildhall of Music. Early and abiding influences include John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins (even down to the beard) with occasional echoes in his playing of Wayne Shorter. Based in London, Baptiste has worked with many similarly located musicians, including Gary CrosbyGÇÖs Nu Troop, Julian Joseph, Bheki Msele... Read more

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