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December 2015 Sax Trivia Contest

Prizes:

  • Saxquest Gift Card ($ 50.00 value)

Winner

Spencer Johnson from Austin, TX US

Contest background

In 2009 song writer, producer and pianist Allen Toussain recorded his first album for Nonesuch.  The album was a salute to the music of his native city of New Orleans. It features traditional music and standards by Monk, Ellington, Morton, Oliver and Bechet.  It also showcased an all star band with Nicholas Payton and Brad Mehldau among others. A musical high point of the album is the piano and tenor sax duet on Duke Ellington's “Day Dream.” 

Contest Question

Who is the tenor player on the track “Day Dream” and what is the name of the album it appears?

Correct Answer

Joshua Redman - Tenor Sax  Allen Toussaint - Bright Mississippi 

Where You Could Have Found The Answer

http://www.nonesuch.com/albums/the-bright-mississippi

http://www.amazon.com/The-Bright-Mississippi-Allen-Toussaint/dp/B001PSQGQI

 

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