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Craig Handy Quartet at Sunset Jazz Club

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Craig Handy Quartet Hommage a Dexter Gordon Sunset Jazz Club Paris, France July 8, 2016 Tributes to noted jazz musicians are frequent throughout Europe, especially in Paris. Each “hommage" centers on the hits and compositions of a star, performed by a musician with a high skill-level for the instrument identified with the honored one. For this two-night booking, it was a salute by New York tenor saxophonist Craig Handy to Dexter ...

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Craig Handy: The Busiest Man In Jazz

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Saxophonist Craig Handy is a musician's musician. Those “in the know" know about him, which is why he's been a first call player in New York for over two decades. He is a careful, thoughtful improviser--expansive and precise. His solos build on a rich knowledge of the tradition at the same time as they often set out for the edge, walk it, but never fall off. While he derives portions of his vocabulary from the'Trane/Shorter axis, there is a shrewd ...


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