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Billard, Francois
Histoire du saxophone
Paris: Joseph Clims, 1986, 326 p.


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  Allen, Marshall (b. 1924)   alto saxophone
  Ammons, Gene [Eugene] (b. 1925 d. 1974)   tenor sax, bandleader
  Auld, Georgie [John Altwerger] (b. 1919 d. 1990)   sax, tenor sax
  Ayler, Albert (b. 1936 d. 1970)   tenor saxophone, leader
  Badini, Gerard (b. 1931)   tenor sax, clarinet
  Barbieri, Gato [Leandro] (b. 1933)   tenor saxophone, composer
  Bechet, Sidney (Joseph) (b. 1897 d. 1959)   clarinet, saxophone
  Beneke, Tex [Gordon] (b. 1914 a. 1946-1949)   tenor saxophone, singer
  Berry, Chu [Leon Brown] (b. 1910)   composer, lyricist
  Beun, Andre (b. 1937)   saxophone
  Bigard, Barney (b. 1906 d. 1980)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Billberg, Rolf Gunnar (b. 1930 d. 1966)   alto sax, tenor sax
  Braxton, Anthony (b. 1945)   alto saxophone, flute
  Brown, Marion (b. 1935)   alto saxophone, guitar
  Byas, Don (b. 1912 d. 1972)   tenor saxophone
  Carter, Benny (b. 1907)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Chaloff, Serge (b. 1923 d. 1957)   alto sax, baritone sax
  Chautemps, Jean-Louis (b. 1931)   baritone sax, tenor sax
  Cobb, Arnett [Arnette Cleophus] (b. 1918 d. 1989)   tenor saxophone
  Cohn, Al (b. 1925 d. 1988)   orchestrator, saxophone
  Coleman, Ornette (b. 1930)   alto saxophone, drums
  Collette, Buddy [William Marcell] (b. 1921)   flute, saxophone
  Coltrane, John (William) (b. 1926 d. 1967)   alto sax, soprano sax
  Cooper, Bob (b. 1925 d. 1993)   cast, tenor saxophone
  Criss, Sonny (b. 1927 d. 1977)   alto saxophone
  Deffayet, Daniel (b. 1922)   saxophone
  Desmond, Paul (b. 1924 d. 1977)   alto saxophone
  Dolphy, Eric (Allan) (b. 1928 d. 1964)   alto saxophone, flute
  Domnerus, Arne (b. 1924)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Donaldson, Lou (b. 1926)   alto saxophone, singer
  Dorsey, Jimmy [James Francis] (b. 1904 d. 1957)   cast, clarinet
  Eager, Allen (b. 1927)   tenor saxophone
  Edwards, Teddy [Theodore Marcus] (b. 1924)   tenor saxophone, vocals
  Ervin, Booker [Telleferro, II] (b. 1930 d. 1970)   tenor saxophone
  Evans, Herschel (b. 1909 d. 1939)   clarinet, tenor sax
  Evans, Stump (b. 1904 d. 1928)   saxophone
  Farrell, Joe (b. 1937 d. 1986)   flute, tenor saxophone
  Fol, Hubert (b. 1925)   alto saxophone, leader
  Foster, Frank (Benjamin III) (b. 1928)   tenor sax, arranger
  Freeman, Von [Earl Lavon sr.] (b. 1922)   tenor saxophone
  Geller, Herb [Herbert] (b. 1928)   alto sax, soprano sax
  Getz, Stan [Stanley] (b. 1927 d. 1991)   tenor saxophone, leader
  Gilmore, John (b. 1931)   tenor saxophone
  Giuffre, Jimmy [James Peter] (b. 1921)   baritone sax, clarinet
  Golson, Benny (b. 1929)   conductor, piano
  Gonsalves, Paul (b. 1920 d. 1974)   tenor saxophone
  Gordon, Dexter (Keith) (b. 1923 d. 1990)   tenor saxophone
  Gray, Wardell (b. 1921 d. 1955)   tenor saxophone
  Griffin, Johnny (b. 1928)   alto saxophone, guitar
  Grossman, Steve (b. 1951 a. 1985)   sax, soprano sax
  Gryce, Gigi (b. 1927 d. 1983)   alto saxophone, arranger
  Hawkins, Coleman (Randolph) (b. 1904 d. 1969)   clarinet, tenor sax
  Heckman, Don (b. 1932)   alto saxophone, saxophone
  Henderson, Joe [Joseph A.] (b. 1937)   orchestra, piano
  Henry, Ernie [Ernest Albert] (b. 1926 d. 1957)   alto saxophone
  Hodges, Johnny (b. 1906 d. 1970 a. 1937-1951)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Holman, Bill [Willis Leonard] (b. 1927)   composer, orchestrator
  Huck, Daniel (a. 1989)   saxophone
  Jacquet, Illinois [Jean Baptiste] (b. 1922 a. 1941)   tenor saxophone
  Jaspar, Bobby [Robert B.] (b. 1926 d. 1963)   flute, tenor saxophone
  Jordan, Clifford (Laconia) (b. 1931)   tenor saxophone
  Jordan, Louis Thomas (b. 1908 d. 1975)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Kamuca, Richie [Richard] (b. 1930 d. 1977)   sax, tenor sax
  Kientzy, Daniel (b. 1951)   saxophone
  Kirk, Roland (b. 1936 d. 1977)   sax, tenor sax
  Koller, Hans (b. 1921)   tenor sax, composer
  Konitz, Lee (b. 1927)   alto sax, soprano sax
  Lacy, Steve (b. 1934)   soprano sax, composer
  Land, Harold de Vance (b. 1928)   alto sax, tenor sax
  Lanphere, Don [Donald Gale] (b. 1928)   saxophone
  Lasha, [William B.] (b. 1929)   alto saxophone, flute
  Lateef, Yusef (b. 1920)   flute, tenor saxophone
  Liebman, David (b. 1946)   flute, saxophone
  Lloyd, Charles (b. 1938)   tenor saxophone, flute
  Logan, Giuseppe (b. 1935)   alto sax, bass clarinet
  Lyons, Jimmy [James] (b. 1932 d. 1986)   alto saxophone, vocals
  Maini, Joe [Joseph Jr.] (b. 1930 d. 1964)   alto sax, tenor sax
  Mariano, Charlie [Charles Hugo] (b. 1923)   alto saxophone
  Marsh, Warne Marion (b. 1927 d. 1987)   tenor saxophone
  Mate, Philippe (a. 1986)   saxophone
  Maures, Chick (b. 1925 d. 1954)   saxophone
  McIntyre, Ken [Kenneth Arthur] (b. 1931)   alto saxophone, reeds
  McLean, Jackie [John Lenwood] (b. 1932)   alto saxophone
  Miller, Eddie [Edward Raymond] (b. 1911 d. 1991)   clarinet, piano
  Mobley, Hank [Henry] (b. 1930 d. 1986)   tenor saxophone
  Monterose, J.R. [Frank Anthony Jr.] (b. 1927)   tenor saxophone
  Montrose, Jack (b. 1928)   tenor saxophone, arranger
  Moody, James (b. 1925)   alto saxophone, flute
  Moore, Brew [Milton Aubrey, Jr.] (b. 1924 d. 1973)   tenor saxophone
  Mulligan, Gerry [Gerald Joseph] (b. 1927)   arranger, baritone sax
  Niehaus, Lennie [Leonard] (b. 1929)   alto saxophone, arranger
  Nistico, Sal [Salvatore] (b. 1940 d. 1991)   tenor saxophone
  Ortega, Tony [Anthony Robert] [Batman]Batman (b. 1928)   alto sax, tenor sax
  Pell, Dave [David] (b. 1925)   baritone sax, tenor sax
  Pepper, Art [Arthur Edward] (b. 1925 d. 1982)   alto saxophone
  Perkins, Bill [William Reese] (b. 1924)   banjo, guitar
  Popkin, Lenny (b. 1941)   saxophone
  Quebec, Ike [Abrams] (b. 1918 d. 1963)   tenor saxophone
  Quill, Gene [Daniel Eugene] (b. 1927)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Quinichette, Paul (b. 1916 d. 1983)   tenor saxophone
  Redman, Dewey [Walter Dewey] (b. 1931)   tenor saxophone, musette
  Redman, Don [Donald Mathew] (b. 1900 d. 1964)   alto saxophone, arranger
  Richard, Marc (a. 1989)   clarinet
  Richman, Boomie [Abraham Samuel Richmond] (b. 1921)   tenor saxophone, clarinet
  Rivers, Sam [Samuel Carthorne] (b. 1930)   saxophone, piano
  Robinson (b. 1904 d. 1960)   clarinet, tenor saxophone
  Rollins, Sonny (b. 1930)   tenor saxophone
  Rouse, Charlie (b. 1924 d. 1988)   tenor saxophone, flute
  Sanders, Pharoah [Farrell] (b. 1940)   tenor saxophone
  Sax, Adolphe (b. 1814 d. 1894 a. 1830-1831)   wind instrument maker
  Schilkret, Davy (b. 1925)   saxophone
  Sedric, Gene [Eugene Hall] (b. 1907 d. 1963)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Selmer, Patrick (a. 1986)   instrument maker
  Shank, Bud (b. 1926)   alto saxophone, flute
  Shepp, Archie (Vernon) (b. 1937)   sax, tenor sax
  Shorter, Wayne (b. 1933)   tenor sax, soprano sax
  Simmons, Sonny [Huey] (b. 1933)   alto saxophone
  Sims, Zoot (b. 1925 d. 1985)   soprano sax, tenor sax
  Smith, Buster (b. 1904)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Smith, Willie [William McLeish] (b. 1910 d. 1967)   alto saxophone
  Spaulding, James [Ralph, Jr.] (b. 1937)   alto saxophone, flute
  Steward, Herbie [Herbert] (b. 1926)   alto sax, tenor sax
  Stitt, Sonny [Edward] (b. 1924 d. 1982)   alto sax, baritone sax
  Strozier, Frank R. (b. 1937)   alto saxophone, flute
  Sullivan, Ira Brevard (b. 1931)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Tate, Buddy [George Holmes] (b. 1915)   tenor saxophone
  Tchicai, John (Martin) (b. 1936)   sax, tenor sax
  Thompson, Lucky (b. 1924)   soprano sax, tenor sax
  Ventura, Charlie (b. 1916 d. 1992)   tenor saxophone
  Webster, Ben [Benjamin Francis] (b. 1909 d. 1973)   tenor saxophone
  Willen, Barney (b. 1937)   saxophone
  Wilson, Dick [Richard] (b. 1911 d. 1941)   tenor saxophone
  Woods, Phil [Philip Wells] (b. 1931)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Young, Lester (Willis) (b. 1909 d. 1959)   cornet, guitar

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