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August 2014 Sax Trivia Contest

Prizes:

  • Saxquest Gift Card ($ 50.00 value)

Winner

Tom Micek from Woodstock, IL US

Contest background

This months trivia contest pays tribute to another under appreciated jazz and R&B saxophonist. His most memorable hit was a recording of a popular R&B hit in 1951, which was adapted from Duke Ellington's composition, “Happy Go Lucky Local”.  He is also mentioned in Miles Davis's autobiography as a hell of a tenor saxophonist and a junkie. 

Contest Question

Who is the tenor Saxophonist? What was the name of the album he recorded with Miles Davis and what city was it recorded in?

Correct Answer

Jimmy Forest - Tenor Sax "Our Delight" with Miles Davis, Recorded at the Barrel in Saint Louis Missouri   

Where You Could Have Found The Answer

Book: Miles The Autobiograpy, Simon and Schuster 1989, pg 150

http://www.allmusic.com/album/night-train-mw0000269897

 

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