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Pony Poindexter

Pony Poindexter
Born: Feb 8, 1926 in New Orleans, LA
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Died: Apr 14, 1988 in Oakland, CA
Genre: Jazz
Biography: One of the first bop-oriented jazz musicians to start doubling on soprano, Pony Poindexter should have been much better known during his lifetime. As with many saxophonists, the clarinet was his first instrument before switching to alto and tenor. Poindexter worked very early on with Sidney Desvigne ...Read full biography
Pony's Express
Released: 1962
Label: Koch International
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Pony Poindexter was a sporadically recorded bop saxophonist who played on sessions by Lambert, Hendricks and Ross as well as Wes Montgomery; his long unavailable 1962 debut as a leader, originally on Epic, ...Read full review
Annie Ross & Pony Poindexter
Released: 1967
Label: Universal Distribution
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Annie Ross sits in with saxophonist Pony Poindexter's band during a 1966 concert in Frankfurt, Germany, with delightful results. They share the vocals in a swinging interpretation of Louis Jordan's "Saturday ...Read full review
More Pony Poindexter albums: Main Albums (8), Compilations (2)