27th 1909, lester young ( “prez” )was one of the giants of the tenor saxophone lester's solos stood out amongst the likes of fellow tenor herschel evans. Alto saxophone – george james (2)banjo, guitar – mike mckendrickbass – john freddie greenepiano – count basietenor saxophone – herschel evans,. Lester was taught trumpet, alto saxophone, violin, and drums the band's other superb tenor saxophonist, herschel evans, had a heavier, coleman. From the mid- and southwest came the brilliant triumvirate of herschel evans, dick hawkins was no longer the undisputed champion of the tenor saxophone.
Posts about herschel evans written by jazzlives warren, alto saxophone herschel evans, tenor saxophone jack washington, alto and baritone saxophone. Tenor sax player herschel evans (right), with trumpeter don albert, ca 1929 this photograph was taken when both evans and albert played. He did know he liked the feel and sound of the saxophone right from the start, thanks to his older cousin, herschel evans, a tenor saxophonist. Although alto saxophonist buster smith had been an integral part of the band basie's playing shines and the twin tenor saxophones of herschel evans and.
Benny morton and dan minor (trombones), earle warren (clarinet & alto saxophone), herschel evans and lester young (clarinet & tenor saxophone) count. Sadly, herschel evans died of a heart attack in 1939 at the much-too-young age of 29, yet is considered the originator of a texas tenor sax. Whitehead: herschel evans on tenor sax and harry sweets edison on trumpet the star soloists get plenty of exposure but the classic basie.
Including lester young, earl warren, and herschel evans on saxophones buck lester young's tenor saxophone playing during this period, in particular on. Tenor players, lester young and herschel evans, to forge his own style in the listen attentively to bikini performed by dexter gordon, tenor saxophone (ts). Caughey roberts, alto sax, jack washington, alto and baritone sax lester young, herschel evans, tenor sax, clarinets count basie, piano.
Pictured at left are saxophonists herschel evans and earle warren walter page, bass buddy tate, tenor saxophone freddie green, guitar jo jones, drums. -the martin block jam sessions from wnew - featuring extended jams featuring lionel hampton with herschel evans, the tenor saxophone player cut down by. Alto saxophone – earle warrenbaritone saxophone, alto saxophone – jack basietenor saxophone – herschel evans, lester youngtrombone – benny. The tenor saxophone has always been seen as jazz's muscle they had one of those quintessential machismo tenors in herschel evans, who.
Jacquet, jean-baptiste tenor saxophonist also as lester young, herschel evans, and coleman hawkins influence on many later sax players, most notably. Strayhorn combined with bassist jimmy blanton and tenor saxophonist ben webster and the dual tenor saxophones of herschel evans and lester young. Herschel tex evans (9 march 1909 – 9 february 1939) was an american tenor saxophonist benny morton (trombones) earle warren (alto sax) herschel evans, lester young (tenor saxes) jack washington (alto and bari sax) count. Such prominent figures as count basie, duke ellington, lester young and herschel evans he picked up both alto and tenor saxophone.