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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Saxophonists"
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Billy Vaughn performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Billy Vaughn performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1959
Description
One reel to reel recording. Concert by jazz saxophonist Vaughn. In 1959, he recorded at LP for Dot Records, Billy Vaughn Plays Stephen Foster (DOT 3260). Born in Glasgow, Kentucky, Vaughn began his career with the Hilltoppers as a vocalist. He then moved to the saxophone, covering instrumentals as an orchestra leader. He was known for his twin saxophone sound.
Collection
Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

Date
2001-05-25
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Gallagher served as emcee. "Thin Man" Watts was a popular R&B/jazz saxophonist in the 1950s. Born in Deland, Florida, he briefly attended FAMU before heading out on the professional music circuit. He began his recording career in 1954, eventually scoring hits with Hard Times, Easy Going, and Shaking. He backed up many rock and roll artists such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, and the Everly Brothers. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, he played mostly nightclubs, but made a recording comeback in 1987 with Return of the Thin Man.
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Interview with jazz and blues saxophone player John Boller

Interview with jazz and blues saxophone player John Boller

Date
1981-12-01
Description
Boller talks about his background and his knowledge of the jazz and blues music tradition in Pensacola; his start as a musician; jam sessions at the Savoy club in Pensacola; the Royal Club in Pensacola; playing a variety of musical styles in his band; the first jazz piece he played, "Long, Long Ago," and his favorite jazz pieces; making a living as a professional musician; having Hal Andrews as a high school teacher; and his father's interest in music. Copied onto audiocassette C83-49.
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a_s2043_00253Billy Vaughn performing at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundAudiotape recordings
Saxophone music
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Jazz music
Saxophone music (Jazz)
Concerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
Jazz musicians
Saxophonists
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a_s1576_88_d01-007Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)SoundSingers
Musicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Saxophone music
Jazz music
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Rhythm and blues music
Saxophonists
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a_s1576_t83-151Interview with jazz and blues saxophone player John BollerSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Saxophone music (Jazz)
Blues (Music)
Jazz music
Music business
Nightclubs
Music performance
Music industry
Saxophone music
Wind instruments
Horn music
Musicians
Saxophonists
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