Monday, January 30, 2012

Baritone Sax: Chunky Sound of Love

If you ever heard a baritone sax, you will know that it's deep low tones are just a great pleasure to the ears.

In jazz, it's a popular but not frequent instrument.

A very important baritone sax record is Charles Mingus's "Moanin" from the album Blues and Roots from 1960, which was played by Pepper Adams; that little intro bit along with the main lead is just earth shattering!

So here's the clip with all that low end chunk! This live version in 1993 features Ronnie Cuber on the bari.

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