Gary Bartz

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    Music Is My SanctuaryGary Bartz
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    Carnival De L'EspritGary Bartz
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    ShadowsGary Bartz
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    Love Ballad (1991 Digital Remaster)Gary Bartz
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    Macaroni (Digitally Remastered)Gary Bartz

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        Alto saxophonist Gary Bartz attended the Juilliard Conservatory of Music and became a member of Charles Mingus' Jazz Workshop from 1962-1964 where he worked with Eric Dolphy and encountered McCoy Tyner for the first time. He also began gigging as a sideman in the mid-'60s with Abbey Lincoln and Max Roach, and later as a member of Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers. His recording debut was on Blakey's Soul Finger album. Tyner formed his famed Expansions band in 1968 with Bartz on a... Read more

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