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Benny Golson (born January 25, 1929) is an American / jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, and arranger.

While in high school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Golson played with several other promising young musicians, including John Coltrane, Red Garland, Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, Philly Joe Jones, and Red Rodney. After graduating from Howard University Golson joined Bull Moose Jackson's rhythm and blues band; Tadd Dameron, whom Golson came to consider the most important influence on his writing, was Jackson's pianist at… read more

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  • Avatar for Sideburnstijger
    Staccato Swing!!
  • Avatar for Druid66
    Talk about "sax appeal"!
  • Avatar for RosesOfTomorrow
    one of the best saxists.
  • Avatar for Cozfunkel
    http://www.last.fm/group/Paul+Chambers
  • Avatar for tomzzzz
    the terminal.. ^^
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    f0x
    Benny Golson plays Killer Joe http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_atrs_CJYw
  • Avatar for muwsiqa
    stupefactive!

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