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John Laughter

Excellent interview! A lot of very interesting history here from a top notch sax player, Phil Kenzie.

John Laughter

Thanks Phil! "I have a friend in Atlanta called John Laughter who is also a sax player. One of his big things he does is to chronicle all of the saxophone players who are on records playing solos, and even the section players on every rock and roll record since it began in 54 or so."


I will endeavour to listen to more of your music but I have to say, that at the age of 60+, your playing of the sax on Al Stewart's "Year of the Cat" is one of the finest pieces I have ever heard. I must have it full ball, cant talk or do anything else. The nursing home is going to love me. Good luck with all your endeavours and keep the music going. Much appreciated.

bruno vittorio

It's always a pleasure to read something directly from the author!
I am now too old to sit down and listen to my instrumental records collection but some splendid tunes will last forever.
It is so for all instrument players when the music is....unique!
And their "rendition" is deep from the heart.
As to the sax I must say that there are still some haunting tunes currently getting everybody's approval and satisfaction ...for example Careless wisper, Farewell my lovely, Last tango in Paris and Getz' Blowin' in the wind.
Other splendid, unique versions made with other instruments are Miles Davis Lift to the scaffold, Ron Goodwin's Murder she said and Acker Bilk's Evening shadows.
Long live sax!

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