New recording by Baritone Saxophonist Glenn Wilson and the JazzManiacs
 

ONE MAN'S BLUES - Sunnyside Communications 1087D

 

Featuring...

Glenn Wilson - saxophone, Steve Kessler - Piano, Jim Masters - Bass and Tony Martucci - Drums

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The new CD, recorded live at Bogart's Back Room in Richmond, VA, features 72 minutes of music with compositions by Hank Mobley, Charles Mingus, Wayne Shorter, Thomas Chapin, Rory Stuart and bassist Jim Masters, as well as several standards.

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Glenn Wilson moved to Richmond, Virginia in 1991 after 14 years in New York City. He is a graduate of the Dana School of Music, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio where he was a member of the award winning Jazz Ensemble led by Anthony Leonardi and studied saxophone with Joseph Edwards. In his years in New York, Glenn toured and recorded with Buddy Rich, Lionel Hampton, Machito, Tito Puente, The Bill Kirchner Nonet, Mel Lewis, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and The Bob Belden Ensemble. He has recorded 6 solo albums and has appeared on 21 others as a sideman. Glenn has been awarded a grant by the National Endowment for the Arts and his CDs are featured in the Grammaphone Guide to Good Jazz and The Penguin Guide to Jazz. Glenn has also recorded and toured with rock pianist Bruce Hornsby.

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