JD on the sax:
Invented by Adolphe Sax in 1840 the saxophone was never really accepted in classical music circles but was taken up enthusiastically by the jazz fraternity as explained here by Wikipedia -
Here are a few star performers showing how the versatility of the sax makes it suitable for so many styles of music-
Moon Hooch are a sort of punk/funky version of John Coltrane or even Roland Kirk!
Woody Herman recorded at Canegie Hall Center New York City November20,.1976 ( The 40th Anniversary) featuring his star soloists-
Jimmy Giuffre,Stan Getz,Al Cohn and Zoot Sims:
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