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JAZZMOBILE RESIDENCY: BILL SAXTON
October 24, 2019
JAZZMOBILE’S THURSDAY NIGHT RESIDENCY AT MINTON’S PLAYHOUSE – THE NEWEST ADDITION TO – NEW YORK CITY’S NEWEST RUNNING JAZZ FESTIVAL: “JAZZMOBILE’S WINTERFEST!”
HAPPY HOUR 5:00-8:00 PM
NO COVER – A FREE ADMISSION EVENT!!
MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS FOR 7:30 PM &/OR *9:30 PM SHOW
THERE IS A $30 MINIMUM FOR FOOD AND OR BEVERAGES
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
BILL SAXTON, hard bop tenor saxophonist, works hard to keep the soul of jazz alive.
Born and raised in Harlem, Saxton attended school in New York before continuing his post-secondary education at New England Conservatory in Boston. There, he studied clarinet, composition, and arrangement.
Saxton’s career in jazz has been alive since the 1960s. Since then, he’s collaborated with many jazz legends such as Ray Haynes, Jackie McLean, Nancy Wilson, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Tito Puente and Mango Santa Maria to name a few. He also is an accomplished bandleader and over the span of ten years was joined by musicians such as Bobby Watson and Hilton Ruiz