World Saxophone Quartet

World Saxophone Quartet

World Saxophone Quartet

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Lo Chi Lo
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Mannish Boy
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Sangara
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What a Dream
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For Now

Albums

  • Rhythm & Blues

    Nov 2007 • 9 songs

  • Breath Of Life

    Aug 2006 • 8 songs

  • Metamorphosis

    Aug 2006 • 10 songs

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World Saxophone Quartet

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Probably the first of several saxophone-only ensembles who proliferated in jazz after 1975, the WSQ is unquestionably the most commercially (and, arguably, the most creatively) successful. Of course, commercial success is a relative thing in jazz, especially when one is speaking of an avant-garde group. But unlike most free jazz artists, the WSQ managed to attract an audience of significant size; large enough to have garnered a major-label record deal in the '80s, an almost unheard-of occurrence in that retro-jazz decade. The band did it on merit, too, with only a hint of comp...
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