Saxophone Style

August 6, 2009

Saxophonists have the best style!   Not that I’m biased or anything…

Dexter Gordon

Dexter Gordon

Lester Young in his signature Porkpie hat

Lester Young in his signature Porkpie hat

Stan Getz - Looks cool even though his bowtie is a clip on.

Stan Getz - Looks cool even though his bowtie is a clip on.

John Coltrane - Anyone that can smoke and play like that gets my approval.

John Coltrane - Anyone that can smoke and play like that gets my approval.

Bud Shank on Bari - Here with Chet Baker

Bud Shank on Bari - Here with Chet Baker

Charlie "The Bird" Parker in a great flecked blazer and a sweet Conn Alto.  Check out the underslung octave key!

Charlie "The Bird" Parker in a great flecked blazer and a sweet Conn Alto. Check out the underslung octave key!

Paul Desmond

Paul Desmond

Coleman Hawkins

Coleman Hawkins

Johnny Griffin

Johnny Griffin

James Moody

James Moody

Boots Randolph in an awesome skinny tie and button down collar.

Boots Randolph in an awesome skinny tie and button down collar.

johnny hodges

Johnny Hodges

Lucky Thompson

Lucky Thompson

Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins

Barney Wilen

Barney Wilen

Surfing in the 60’s

June 20, 2009

It’s summer so you know where I’ll be!

Image: Corbis

Image: Corbis

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Image: Corbis

Image: Corbis

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Image: Corbis

Image: Corbis

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Image: Corbis

Image: Corbis

Image: Corbis

Image: Corbis

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Image: Corbis - 1936

Image: Corbis - 1936

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Another great song by “The Ventures” – Wipe Out:

Bud Shank's soundtrack to "Barefoot Adventure"

Bud Shank's soundtrack to "Barefoot Adventure"

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