Chris Woods

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        A terribly underrated alto saxophonist, Chris Woods spent most of his career as a sideman in the shadow of famous leaders: Clark Terry, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie. Yet he was a show-stopping improviser in his own right. Woods was arguably too much in thrall of Charlie Parker to be considered a major voice, but the passion, good humor, and excitement he conveyed in his solos were genuine and personal. Woods played his first gigs in his hometown of Memphis. He moved to St. Louis... Read more

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