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Nuclear Whales Saxophone Orchestra: Fathom This: A Retrospective

Read "Fathom This: A Retrospective" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


A Novelty. Saxophone quartets are nothing new. The World Saxophone Quartet is perhaps the most famous and justly so for all of the members, present and past are famous in their own right. Bobby Watson’s 29th Street Saxophone Quartet has made a name for itself on RED Records. These are just two of several. Full saxophone orchestras such as the Nuclear Whales Saxophone Orchestra is a much rarer bird indeed. This orchestra, at this point, is a novelty, but a ...


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