Famous Saxophonists in History (Part 3)

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  • 1953-09-27 Greg Ham, Australian rock saxophonist and flutist (Men At Work), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2012)
  • 1953-12-08 Stan Harrison, American rock and jazz saxophonist and woodwind player (Mud Music Ensemble)
  • 1954-04-10 Lenny Pickett, American saxophonist and musical director (Saturday Night Live band, Tower of Power), born in Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • 1955-01-28 Dan Higgins, American session saxophone and woodwind player, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1955-02-13 Jan de Ligt, Dutch saxophonist (I've Got the Bullets)
  • 1955-02-16 Jeff Clayton, American session and touring jazz saxophonist and composer (Groove Shop), born in Venice, California (d. 2020) [1]
  • 1955-05-03 Timmy Cappello, American rock & sax player (played with Tina Turner, Ringo Starr & The Lost Boys), born in Silver Lake, New York
  • 1955-07-05 Michael Gismondi, rock bassist (Michael Stanley Band, 1979-87)
  • 1955-07-13 Chris White, British jazz-rock saxophonist (Dire Straits), born in Bristol, England
  • 1955-09-14 Steve Berlin, American saxophonist, keyboardist and record producer (Los Lobos, Top Jimmy & the Rhythm Pigs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1955-10-05 Leo Barnes, Irish saxophonist (Hothouse Flowers - "I'm Sorry", "Don't Go")
  • 1956-06-05 Kenny G [Gorelick], American jazz saxophonist (Duotones, Breathless), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1957-10-05 Lee "Kix" Thompson, saxophonist (Madness - "Baggy Trousers", "Our House"), born in St Pancras, London, England
  • 1958-10-01 Martin Cooper, British new wave keyboard player and saxophonist (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1959-02-07 Brian Travers, British rock saxophonist (UB40 - "Red, Red Wine"), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1959-05-01 Paul Smith, rock saxophonist (Haircut 100)
  • 1959-10-28 Neville Henry, British rock saxophonist (Blow Monkeys - "Wicked Ways")
  • 1960-01-16 Richard Elliot, Scottish-born American jazz saxophonist (When a Man Loves a Woman cover), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1960-03-25 Steve Norman, rock sax (Spandau Ballet-True), born in London, England
  • 1960-06-23 Donald Harrison, American jazz saxophonist, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1960-08-26 Branford Marsalis, American jazz, classical and funk saxophonist (Sting; Tonight Show, 1992-95), born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
  • 1961-05-21 Tim Lever, keyboard/sax (Dead or Alive-You Spin Me Round)
  • 1961-09-07 LeRoi Moore, American saxophonist (Dave Matthews Band), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 2008)
  • 1962-01-31 Lena Bloch, Russian-American jazz saxophonist, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1962-11-07 Arend Bouwmeester, Dutch saxophonist (Bob Color)
  • 1963-03-27 Dave Koz, American jazz saxophonist, born in Encino, California
  • 1964-03-18 Courtney Pine, British jazz saxophonist
  • 1965-10-18 Curtis Stigers, American jazz vocalist and saxophonist (I Wonder Why), born in Bloise, Idaho
  • 1969-02-01 Joshua Redman, American jazz saxophonist, and composer, born in Berkeley, California
  • 1969-09-19 Candy Dulfer, Dutch saxophonist (Lily Was Here), born in Amsterdam, Holland
  • 1981-02-18 Kamasi Washington, American jazz tenor saxophonist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1985-12-27 Tivon Pennicott, Jamaican-American jazz saxophonist (Celery Juice), born in Marietta, Georgia

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