Nat Simpkins

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        Although he started out on the piano at eight, Nat Simpkins switched to tenor sax at the age of 13 on the advice of his doctor, who suggested that playing this horn would help cure him of asthma. He later studied sax with Gerry Bergonzi. There were a couple of experiences which led Simpkins to be a captive of the jazz muse. As a teenager, he sneaked into such noted New York City jazz emporiums as Birdland and the Five Spot to hear the Jazz Messengers, Gerry Mulligan, Thelonious ... Read more

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