Carmen Leggio

Carmen Leggio

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A fine soloist on both tenor and alto who is able to play mainstream, bop and hard bop with equal facility, Carmen Leggio was always quite reliable no matter what the setting. He started on clarinet when he was 11 and saxophones three years later. After playing in local bands, Leggio came to New York City in 1950 where he worked with Terry Gibbs and became a studio musician. Most notable among his musical associations have been Marty Napoleon, Sol Yaged (1956), Benny Goodman (19... Read more

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