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Saxophone

Saxophone

Saxo tenor

The saxophone occupies a central place in the religious images of the jazz, up to the point of being the instrument – reference of the same one. Nevertheless, in the beginning of the jazz hot, and at least up to well brought in the year, the saxo did not manage to find a hollow in the formations of the genre. Initially there would be very punctual appearances: Sidney Bechet with the saxo soprano, the tenors Bud Freeman or Gene Sedric; Frankie Trumbauer with the melodic saxo in Do (interval between the tenor and the high place); or Ernie Caceres with the baritone, although all of them already much advanced the decade. It will be only immediately after the changes that the styles of Chicago and, especially, New York introduced in the jazz, and that they ended up by driving to the appearance of the Swing, that the saxophone begins to occupy a predominant place in the jazz, not without the initial reserves of the proper criticism jazzistica.

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