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July 2014 Sax Trivia Contest

Prizes:

  • Saxquest Gift Card ($ 50.00 value)

Winner

Brianna Buck from Nacogdoches, TX US

Contest background

This Missouri native got his musical start playing for the silent movies in the Kansas City area in 1927.  After a tour in a territory band he was back playing the silent movies scene in 1928 but this time it was in Amarillo Texas.  He went on to be a leading tenor man of the big band era and stood unyielding in keeping his own playing personality during periods of drastic musical change in the 1940's and 50's.   
 

 

Contest Question

Who is the saxophonist and what was his nick name?

Correct Answer

Ben Webster The Brute  

Where You Could Have Found The Answer

The Ben Webster Foundation 

http://www.benwebster.dk/9170/BEN%20WEBSTER%20BIOGRAPHY

 

 

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