History of jazz midterm 2 university of virginia review musical terms from midterm 1 set study play welcome to lots of fun studying swing swing swing coleman hawkins-father of the tenor sax-his inspiration was louis armstrong-nicknamed bean because he was smart herschel evans and lester young-both on tenor sax, so dueled to. The great jazz & blues tenor saxophone players herschel evans, eddie miller & lester young it is hard to name a truly innovative mainstream jazz tenor saxophone player stylistically, as a boy, he loved the sax so much that he would run errands just to buy an instructional book lucky taught himself how to read music even before he ever.
When my dreamboat comes home great song great fats wonderful herb hardesty tenor more in the herschel evans jazz tradition than his more usual r'n b style. Evans was born in denton, texas, but spent some of his childhood in kansas city, kansas, where his cousin eddie durham was a trombonist and guitarist durham persuaded him to switch from alto to tenor saxophone, the instrument that ultimately established evans's reputation.
Herschel evans was one of the all-time greats of tenor saxophone, one of the strongest assets of the count basie after hearing his introduction of “georgianna. No one should have to wait to hear herschel evans’s tenor sax a version of this editorial appears in print on august 22, 2010, on page wk7 of the new york edition with the headline:. First name: herschel last name: evans skills/instrument: tenor saxophone gender: m date of birth: tuesday, march 9, 1909 birthplace: denton, tx j-disc is a tool for exploring jazz recordings, with rich information on the artists, songs, and labels, and vast legacy of lps and cds that have shaped the music we enjoy and research today. From “history of jazz tenor saxophone – black artists – 1917 – 1934”: “sb has confirmed that he played this solo, earlier believed to be by herschel evans, who joined troy floyd in 1929.
Evans, herschel (1909–1939) herschel evans, musician and composer, was born in denton, texas, in 1909 and spent some of his childhood in kansas city, kansas, where his cousin eddie durham was a trombonist and guitarist durham persuaded him to switch from alto to tenor sax, the instrument that ultimately established evans's reputation. Nearly 1,000 discs containing performances by masters like coleman hawkins, lester young, billie holiday and the long-neglected herschel evans suddenly re-emerged when the son of the audio engineer, william savory, sold them to the museum the museum is doing its best to clean up and digitize the recordings.
Check out blue and sentimental (reminiscent of herschel evans on tenor and lester young on clarinet on the 1938 basie recording of this basie original) by larry vuckovich on amazon music stream ad-free or purchase cd's and mp3s now on amazoncom. Herschel “tex” evans was an american tenor saxophonist who worked in the count basie orchestra he had also worked with lionel hampton and buck clayton he is also known for starting his cousin joe mcqueen's interest in the saxophone.
Herschel evans biography by scott yanow one of the earliest tough texas tenors, herschel evans' hard sound was a perfect contrast to that of the cool-toned lester young in the count basie orchestra.
Herschel evans (1910 – 1939) was a tenorsax giant, one of the greatest of the swing era, known for his participation in count basie’s famous orchestra, but his heart failed when he still was a young man with so much promise. Herschel evans, the texas tenors, chu berry, the disciples, lester young, illinois jacquet, buddy tate, arnett cobb, red prysock, various artists - tenor sax: story.