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Baritone saxophone

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The baritone saxophone or "bari sax" is one of the largest members of the saxophone family, only being smaller than the bass, contrabass and subcontrabass saxophones. [1]

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Adolphe Sax

Antoine-Joseph "Adolphe" Sax (6 November 1814 – 7 February 1894) was a Belgian inventor and musician who invented the saxophone in the early 1840s (patented in 1846).

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Alto saxophone

The alto saxophone, also referred to as the alto sax, is a member of the saxophone family of woodwind instruments invented by Belgian instrument designer Adolphe Sax in the 1840s, and patented in 1846.

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An American in Paris

An American in Paris is a jazz-influenced orchestral piece by the American composer George Gershwin, written in 1928.

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Avant-garde jazz

Avant-garde jazz (also known as avant-jazz) is a style of music and improvisation that combines avant-garde art music and composition with jazz.

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Bass saxophone

The bass saxophone is one of the largest members of the saxophone family—larger than the more commonly encountered baritone saxophone.

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Béla Bartók

Béla Viktor János Bartók (25 March 1881 – 26 September 1945) was a Hungarian composer, pianist and an ethnomusicologist.

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Bebop or bop is a style of jazz developed in the early to mid-1940s in the United States, which features songs characterized by a fast tempo, complex chord progressions with rapid chord changes and numerous changes of key, instrumental virtuosity, and improvisation based on a combination of harmonic structure, the use of scales and occasional references to the melody.

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Big band

A big band is a type of musical ensemble that usually consists of ten or more musicians with four sections: saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and a rhythm section.

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Brian Landrus

Brian Landrus (born September 14, 1978, Nevada) is a New York City based jazz saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, and educator.

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Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.

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Cecil Payne

Cecil Payne (December 14, 1922 – November 27, 2007) was an American jazz baritone saxophonist born in Brooklyn, New York.

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Chamber music

Chamber music is a form of classical music that is composed for a small group of instruments—traditionally a group that could fit in a palace chamber or a large room.

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Charles Ives

Charles Edward Ives (October 20, 1874May 19, 1954) was an American modernist composer.

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Classical music

Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.

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The clavicle or collarbone is a long bone that serves as a strut between the shoulder blade and the sternum or breastbone.

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A clef (from French: clef "key") is a musical symbol used to indicate the pitch of written notes.

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Concert band

A concert band, also called wind ensemble, symphonic band, wind symphony, wind orchestra, wind band, symphonic winds, symphony band, or symphonic wind ensemble, is a performing ensemble consisting of members of the woodwind, brass, and percussion families of instruments, along with the double bass or bass guitar.

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Concert pitch

Concert pitch is the pitch reference to which a group of musical instruments are tuned for a performance.

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Contrabass saxophone

The contrabass saxophone is the second-lowest-pitched extant member of the saxophone family proper.

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Duke Ellington

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death in a career spanning over fifty years.

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Fela Kuti

Fela Anikulapo Kuti (15 October 1938 – 2 August 1997), also professionally known as Fela Kuti, or simply Fela, was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre, human rights activist, and political maverick.

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Fitz and The Tantrums

Fitz and The Tantrums are an American indie pop and neo soul band from Los Angeles that formed in 2008.

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Free jazz

Free jazz is an approach to jazz music that was first developed in the 1950s and 60s as musicians attempted to alter, extend, or break down jazz convention, often by discarding fixed chord changes or tempos.

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Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).

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Gary Smulyan

Gary Smulyan (born on April 4, 1956 in Bethpage, New York) is a jazz musician who plays baritone saxophone.

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George Gershwin

George Jacob Gershwin (September 26, 1898 July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist.

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Gerry Mulligan

Gerald Joseph Mulligan (April 6, 1927 – January 20, 1996) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger.

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Gruppen (Groups) for three orchestras (1955–57) is amongst the best-known compositions of German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen, and is Work Number 6 in the composer's catalog of works.

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Hamiet Bluiett

Hamiet Bluiett (born September 16, 1940, Brooklyn, or Lovejoy, Illinois; surname pronounced BLUE-ett) is an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer.

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Harry Carney

Harry Howell Carney (April 1, 1910 – October 8, 1974) was an American jazz musician whose virtuosity on the baritone saxophone influenced generations of subsequent players.

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Humphrey Lyttelton

Humphrey Richard Adeane Lyttelton (23 May 1921 – 25 April 2008), also known as Humph, was an English jazz musician and broadcaster from the aristocratic Lyttelton family.

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Indie rock

Indie rock is a genre of rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1970s.

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James Carter (musician)

James Carter (born January 3, 1969) is an American jazz musician.

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James King (musician)

James King is an American multi-instrumentalist who is a cofounder for soul band Fitz and The Tantrums.

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Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is an American big band and jazz orchestra led by Wynton Marsalis.

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Jazz band

A jazz band (jazz ensemble or jazz combo) is a musical ensemble that plays jazz music.

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Joe Temperley

Joe Temperley (September 20, 1929 – May 11, 2016) was a Scottish jazz saxophonist.

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John Surman

John Douglas Surman (born 30 August 1944) is an English jazz saxophone, bass clarinet, and synthesizer player, and composer of free jazz and modal jazz, often using themes from folk music.

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Karlheinz Stockhausen

Karlheinz Stockhausen (22 August 1928 – 5 December 2007) was a German composer, widely acknowledged by critics as one of the most important but also controversial composers of the 20th and early 21st centuries.

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Krzysztof Penderecki

Krzysztof Eugeniusz Penderecki (born 23 November 1933) is a Polish composer and conductor.

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Lisa Simpson

Lisa Marie Simpson is a fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Major sixth

In music from Western culture, a sixth is a musical interval encompassing six note letter names or staff positions (see Interval number for more details), and the major sixth is one of two commonly occurring sixths.

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Marching band

A marching band is a group in which instrumental musicians perform while marching, often for entertainment or competition.

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Military band

A military band is a group of personnel that performs musical duties for military functions, usually for the armed forces.

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Morphine (band)

Morphine was an American alternative rock group formed by Mark Sandman, Dana Colley, and Jerome Deupree in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1989.

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Motown is an American record company.

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The neck is the part of the body, on many vertebrates, that separates the head from the torso.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Nick Brignola

Nick Brignola (July 17, 1936 – February 8, 2002) was an American jazz baritone saxophonist.

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In music, an octave (octavus: eighth) or perfect octave is the interval between one musical pitch and another with half or double its frequency.

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An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music, which mixes instruments from different families, including bowed string instruments such as violin, viola, cello and double bass, as well as brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments, each grouped in sections.

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Pepper Adams

Park Frederick "Pepper" Adams III (October 8, 1930 – September 10, 1986) was an American jazz baritone saxophonist and composer.

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Peter Brötzmann

Peter Brötzmann (born 6 March 1941) is a German artist, free jazz saxophonist, and clarinetist.

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Philip Glass

Philip Glass (born January 31, 1937) is an American composer.

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Rhapsody in Blue

Rhapsody in Blue is a 1924 musical composition by American composer George Gershwin for solo piano and jazz band, which combines elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects.

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Richard Strauss

Richard Georg Strauss (11 June 1864 – 8 September 1949) was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras.

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Ronnie Cuber

Ronald Edward Cuber (born December 25, 1941) is a jazz saxophonist.

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The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.

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Saxophone quartet

A saxophone quartet is a musical ensemble composed of four saxophones, typically soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones.

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In anatomy, the scapula (plural scapulae or scapulas; also known as shoulder bone, shoulder blade or wing bone) is the bone that connects the humerus (upper arm bone) with the clavicle (collar bone).

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Scott Robinson (jazz musician)

Scott Robinson (born April 27, 1959 in Pompton Plains, New Jersey) is an American jazz multi-instrumentalist.

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Serge Chaloff

Serge Chaloff (November 24, 1923 – July 16, 1957) was an American jazz baritone saxophonist.

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Soprano saxophone

The soprano saxophone is a higher-register variety of the saxophone, a woodwind instrument, invented in the 1840s.

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Subcontrabass saxophone

The subcontrabass saxophone is a type of saxophone that Adolphe Sax patented and planned to build but never constructed.

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Symphonia Domestica

Symphonia Domestica (Domestic Symphony), Op. 53, is a tone poem for large orchestra by Richard Strauss.

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Symphony No. 4 (Ives)

Charles Ives's Symphony No.

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TED (conference)

TED Conferences, LLC (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a media organization that posts talks online for free distribution, under the slogan "ideas worth spreading".

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Tenor saxophone

The Tenor saxophone is a medium-sized member of the saxophone family, a group of instruments invented by Adolphe Sax in the 1840s.

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The Devils of Loudun

The Devils of Loudun is a 1952 non-fiction novel by Aldous Huxley.

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The Simpsons

The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.

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The Wooden Prince

The Wooden Prince (A fából faragott királyfi), Op.

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Tim Berne

Tim Berne (born 1954) is an American jazz saxophonist and composer.

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Too Many Zooz

Too Many Zooz is an American music group based in New York City, New York, consisting of Leo Pellegrino (baritone saxophone), Matt "Doe" Muirhead (trumpet) and David "King of Sludge" Parks (drums).

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Tower of Power

Tower of Power is an American R&B-based horn section and band, originating in Oakland, California, that has been performing since 1968.

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Transposing instrument

A transposing instrument is a musical instrument whose music is recorded in staff notation at a pitch different from the pitch that actually sounds (concert pitch).

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Vandoren is a manufacturer of mouthpieces, reeds, and accessories for the clarinet and saxophone families.

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