Items tagged with "sax"

Threefer: Super Bowl Weeknd Review

February 7, 2021 by

It’s no surprise that a middle-aged man like myself isn’t overly hip to The Weeknd. But even though, I’m into a lot of great Booze-Rock, Jazz, and New Wave, I assure you I have my ear to the ground when it comes to the world’s hottest artists. So when the barrage of Super Bowl commercials featuring The […]

Threefer: Bowie on Sax

December 28, 2020 by

Like many of us saxed-up hornies, Bowie learned to work the saxophone in his early youth. His older half-brother reportedly turned him on to modern jazz in the ’50s, and his parents gifted him a saxophone in 1961. He was soon taking lessons from noted baritone saxophonist Ronnie Ross. Bowie incorporated sax into much of […]