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Gary Bartz (born in 1940) is an American alto and soprano saxophonist.

Since graduating from The Juilliard School he has worked with Charles Mingus, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Miles Davis, McCoy Tyner, Max Roach, and Jackie McLean, as well as performing and recording with his own groups, among them the Gary Bartz NTU Troop, which combined , , , , and .

In 2005, Bartz won a Grammy for playing on McCoy Tyner's album… read more

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  • the best
  • Hell yeah, somehow forgot about this guy.
  • just saw gary bartz and mccoy tyner at the dakota jazz club in minneapolis tonight. to say it was amazing would be an understatement of the highest order. those guys were sorcerers. best show i have ever seen.
  • Music Is My Sanctuary is fab!!!
  • Gary Bartz is amazing!!!!!
  • WHAT'S WITH THE 30 SECOND SAMPLES...? hOW do I get around that?
  • Underrated
  • Saw him live with McCoy Tyner on North Sea Jazz. He was just brilliant.
  • TheOutabodies, It's Syreeta Wright on 'Music Is My Sanctuary'. I've been looking for his Mtume/Lucas produced 'Bartz' album which is hard to find one.

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