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Phil Woods

Phil Woods
Born: Nov 2, 1931 in Springfield, MA
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Genre: Jazz, Pop/Rock
Biography: One of the true masters of the bop vocabulary, Phil Woods has had his own sound since the mid-'50s and stuck to his musical guns throughout a remarkably productive career. There has never been a doubt that he is one of the top alto saxophonists alive, and he has lost neither his enthusiasm nor his creativity ...Read full biography
Rights of Swing
Released: 1960
Label: King Japan
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This Candid recording is such a major success that it is surprising that altoist Phil Woods has rarely recorded in this context. The all-star octet not only features the altoist/leader but trumpeter Benny ...Read full review
Phil Woods/Lew Tabackin
Released: 1980
Label: Evidence
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This album has such a logical matchup, it's surprising that it has not happened since. Altoist Phil Woods and tenor saxophonist Lew Tabackin (along with pianist Jimmy Rowles, bassist Michael Moore and ...Read full review