The high technical standards that Tubby Hayes had achieved by the late 1950s affected a younger generation of British jazz saxophonists, which rose to prominence as the 1960s dawned.
Tenorists Dick Morrissey and Stan Robinson directly reflected Hayes' immaculate dexterity and broad forthright tone, and were perhaps the last British tenor saxophonists to be hailed as major talents while still favouring, initially at least, little more than consolidation of work by the then current American heroes. Morrissey's debut album It's… read more
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