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The World Saxophone Quartet is an avant-garde jazz group founded in 1977, implementing elements of free funk and African jazz into their musical routines.

The original members were Julius Hemphill (alto and soprano saxophone, flute), Oliver Lake (alto and soprano saxophone), Hamiet Bluiett (baritone saxophone, alto clarinet), and David Murray (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet). The first three had worked together as members of the Black Artists' Group in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1989, Hemphill left the group due to illness… read more

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  • got some nice jams
  • You are not really clear, my dear Watson. Is this a Hendrix tune? I thought it was a shoutbox for WSQ.
  • Even if i love sax..this is a devastating treatment to a Hendrix tune

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