Bennie Maupin Playing Tenor Saxophone In Concert At The Cheltenham Jazz Festival ...
Stockphoto ID: 2316436
File name: _1GW2007.jpg
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Description: Bennie Maupin playing tenor saxophone in concert at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival . Born in 1940 , Maupin started playing clarinet , later adding saxophone , flute and , most notably , the bass clarinet to his formidable arsenal of woodwind instruments . Upon moving to New York in 1962 , he freelanced with groups led by Marion Brown , Pharoah Saunders , and Chick Corea , and played regularly with Roy Haynes and Horace Silver . He also recorded with McCoy Tyner , Lee Morgan , Freddie Hubbard , Jack DeJohnette , Andrew Hill , Eddie Henderson , and Woody Shaw to name only a few .