Bands/Musicians Famous Jazz Saxophonists  

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A List of Famous Jazz Saxophonists with photos! These are musicians who are masters of their craft. While it is often the singers who claim all the fame, these musicians are famous in their own right. As time has past and music evolved, the list of musical instruments available has grown, especially with the advent of the digital age. While the vocalist may have his lyrics, it is the musicians behind him, who truly make the sound. After all, instrumentals are as popular as ever, but acappellas are few and far between. Best of all, with our modern recording technology, we will be able to enjoy these artists for centuries if not millennia!

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Adrian Rollini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Jazz - Played: Bass, Baritone

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Ahmad Alaadeen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Ahmad Alaadeen Played: Soprano, Tenor

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Al Cohn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Big band, West Coast jazz - Played: Tenor

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Al Foster is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Jazz - Played: Tenor

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Al Gallodoro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Al Gallodoro Jazz - Played: Alto

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Alan Barnes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Hard bop, Bebop - Played: Alto, Baritone

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Alan Skidmore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Alan Skidmore Jazz - Played: Tenor

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Albert Ayler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Avant-garde jazz, Rhythm and blues, Jazz - Played: Alto, Tenor, Soprano

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Alfonzo Blackwell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Nu jazz, Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion - Played: Alto, Soprano, Tenor

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Alfred 23 Harth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Played: Tenor, Soprano, Alto, Baritone

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Allen Eager is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Allen Eager Played: Tenor, Alto

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Amy Lee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Alternative rock, Alternative metal - Played: Soprano, Alto

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Andy McGhee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists

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Andy Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Post-bop - Played: Tenor, Soprano

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Anthony Braxton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Avant-garde jazz, Opera, Jazz

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Anton Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Jazz - Played: Tenor

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Antonio Hart is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Antonio Hart Played: Alto, Soprano

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Archie Shepp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Jazz - Played: Tenor, Soprano, Alto

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Ari Brown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Played: Tenor, Alto, Soprano

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Arne Domnerus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Arne Domnerus Played: Alto

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Arnett Cobb is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Jump blues, Swing music, Texas blues - Played: Tenor

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Art Pepper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Cool jazz, Hard bop, Post-bop - Played: Alto, Tenor

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Art Porter, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Art Porter, Jr. Played: Alto

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Art Themen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Jazz Saxophonists
Jazz - Played: Tenor, Soprano

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Arthur "Artie" DeMello Played: Alto,Tenor,Flute