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Andy Scherrer: Serenity: A Tribute to Joe Henderson

Read "Serenity: A Tribute to Joe Henderson" reviewed by Gabriel Medina Arenas


Serenity is an album which makes you instantly travel to the soulful sound of jazz of the sixties. Prepare your ears to hear a really free sax. Swiss tenor saxophonist Andy Scherrer is an under-recognized European jazz talent, just like Ohio native Joe Henderson (1937-2001) was in his early days. He started his career in the '60s, but he had to wait three decades to really become famous when he signed with Verve in 1992. Scherrer, greatly ...

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Andy Scherrer Quartet: Second Step

Read "Second Step" reviewed by AAJ Staff


Andy Scherrer is arguably one of the best jazz saxophonists to come from the other side of the Atlantic. He has a big tone, an advanced harmonic disposition, and can swing with the best of his American counterparts. A native of Switzerland, Scherrer's career spans 3 decades, and has worked with everyone from Dexter Gordon to Kenny Barron, and has been a soloist with the Vienna Art Orchestra since 1991; yet oddly enough, this CD entitled Second Step is Scherrer's ...


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