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May 2012 Sax Trivia Contest

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Diane Pollock from Cedar Rapids, IA US

Contest background

John Coltrane’s music and spirit continues to thrive in jazz today among the veterans as well as the young and up and coming players. One such female artist is becoming well known for her high energy performances and use of Coltrane styled plateau playing. Plateau is used to describe the manner in which the level of musical energy increases and then sustains for a period of time before increasing and sustaining once again.
This months trivia personality was born into a musical family in 1976 and is currently a rising female saxophonist on the straight ahead and smooth jazz scene. A Colorado native this saxophonist was introduced to music at an early age by her parents and older sister. She is also an accomplished composer and has released 3 albums under her own name and is currently a recording artist for Mack Avenue Records.
She can be seen in performance with notable modern jazz icons such as; Ralph Peterson, T.S. Monk, Jon Fadis and The Nancy Wilsons Jazz Orchestra. This saxophonist also performs in the female all star ensemble that accompanies one of today’s most popular R&B singers.

Contest Question

Who is the saxophone player and who is the popular R&B singer she plays with?

Correct Answer

Saxophonist: Tia Fuller R&B Singer: Beyonce Knowles

Where You Could Have Found The Answer

http://www.mackavenue.com/artists/detail/tia_fuller/ http://www.tiafuller.com/
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