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Fil Lorenz

Born and raised in San Francisco, saxophonist Fil Lorenz has been active on the Bay Area music scene since returning from military service in 1998. From touring the world as a member of the Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey orchestras to performing with artists Seal, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Howard Tate, Bobby Caldwell and many others, Lorenz draws from a wide range of musical experiences. As a saxophonist, Lorenz favors the broad-toned tenor sounds of Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis and Houston Person; baritone saxophonists Pepper Adams and Ronnie Cuber have provided a lifetime of inspiration.

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Fil Lorenz Soul-tet

Read "Fil Lorenz Soul-tet" reviewed by Jim Nelson

I spotted the Fil Lorenz Soul-tet at Bruno's supper club in the Mission District, and then caught them a couple weeks later at the newly opened Purple Onion on Columbus Avenue. The group sounds fresh while still honest to the roots of jazz and funk.

The frontmen are Fil Lorenz on baritone and tenor saxophone and ...