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This show features a wide variety of saxophonists, both as soloists and bandleaders. It includes iconic players like Stan Getz and Roscoe Mitchell as well as today's stars with Melissa Aldana and Miguel Zenon.


  • Henry Threadgill Sextett "I Can't Wait Till I Get Home" from The Complete Novus & Columbia Recordings of Henry Threadgill & Air (Mosaic) 00:00
  • Art Pepper "Blues In" from Modern Art (Blue Note) 1:00
  • Lee Konitz "I'll Remember April" from Seven Classic Albums (Real Gone Jazz) 7:01
  • Host Speaks 12:33
  • Roscoe Mitchell with Yuganaut "Double Helix" from Four Ways (Nessa) 13:54
  • Position Alpha "Riveria II" from The Great Sound of Sound (Dragon) 18:45
  • Kahil El'Zabar with David Murray "Junction Function" from One World Family (CIMP) 21:29
  • Host Speaks 28:29
  • Melissa Aldana "The Bluest Eye" from 12 Stars (Blue Note) 30:45
  • Stan Getz "Sweet Rain" from Sweet Rain (Verve) 38:02
  • Host Speaks 45:11
  • Luke Stewart's Silt Trio "The Bottom" from The Bottom (Cuneiform) 46:19
  • Archie Shepp "Mik" from The New York Contemporary Five (Delmark) 51:44
  • Host Speaks 59:10
  • Coleman Hawkins "I'll Get By" from The Best of Coleman Hawkins (Prestige) 1:00:51
  • Keith Oxman "Glimpses" from Glimpses (Capri) 1:07:29
  • Host Speaks 1:14:36
  • Andy Sheppard "All Becomes Again" from Romaria (ECM) 1:15:48
  • Webber/Morris Big Band "And It Rolled Right Down" from Both Are True (Greenleaf Music) 1:22:50
  • Host Speaks 1:29:24
  • Miguel Zenon "Milagrosa" from Yo Soy La Tradicion (Miel Music) 1:31:56
  • Ernie Krivda "I Remember When" from Focus on Stan Getz—Live at Severance Hall (Cadence Jazz) 1:38:51
  • Host Speaks 1:42:55
  • Vinny Golia "A Visit To The 440 Club" from Music for Like Instruments: The Bb Saxophones (Nine Winds) 1:44:37
  • Gerry Mulligan "Big City Blues" from Verve Jazz Masters 36 (Verve) 1:49:40
  • Art Ensemble Of Chicago "Odwalla / The Theme" from Selected Recordings (ECM) 1:55:21

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