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Trivia Archive

August 2008 Sax Trivia Contest

Be sure to enter in this month's contest. Best of Luck!!


  • Blue Vandoren Java Copy Tenor Sax Mouthpiece .095" ($ 75.00 value)
  • $25 Saxquest Gift Certificate ($ 25.00 value)


Michael Morrison from Dallas, TX US

Contest background

This Denmark-born heavy metal drummer's Godfather worked with Alfred Lion, prominently as a leader, but only twice as a sideman. This Godfather was also a part of a grammy winning pianists debut album and on an aborted Sonny Stitt session.

By the way, in the question, when I refer to "the band", I mean the drummer's band.

Contest Question

What is the name of the drummer, the band, the pianist, and the album?

Correct Answer

Lars Ulrich- drummer Metallica- band Herbie Hancock- piano player Takin' Off(Blue Note)- album

Where You Could Have Found The Answer

Wikipedia- Dexter Gordon

Music Web International- Takin' Off

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