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The Berks Jazz Festival

This past weekend I attended the first three days of Berks Jazz Fest, an annual, 10-day event in Reading, PA. This year marked its 33rd anniversary and the final year of John Ernesto‘s leadership of… Read More »The Berks Jazz Festival

Stump Evans: An Original

Today we go back in time, over 100 years, to recognize one of the earliest American jazz saxophonists, Paul “Stump” Evans. Born in 1904 in Lawrence, Kansas, he experimented with several instruments before focusing on… Read More »Stump Evans: An Original

Welcome Wayne Escoffery

Today we are excited to add saxophonist Wayne Escoffery to the World of Sax. The saxophonist, composer and educator is well-known for his decade-long collaboration with renowned trumpeter, Tom Harrell. Escoffery recorded seven CDs with… Read More »Welcome Wayne Escoffery