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May 2014 Sax Trivia Contest

Prizes:

  • Saxquest Gift Card ($ 50.00 value)

Winner

John Zirkle from New York, NY US

Contest background

This alto saxophonist and flutist started his recording carrier in the late 1950's. By the 60's he was in high demand as a Hard Bop side man for a multitude of bands and most notably for groups recording on Blue Note Records. His work on both instruments can be heard on the 2nd track of a 1966 Horace Silver release.

Contest Question

Who is the musician and what is the name of the 2nd track and album in question?   

Correct Answer

James Spaulding Alto and Flute on Mary Lou recorded on Horace Silver's 1966 album Jody Grind

Where You Could Have Found The Answer

Jody Grind liner notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Jody_Grind

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Spaulding

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/james-spaulding-mn0000174506/biography

 

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