Houston Person - Jazz 88 Artist of the Week November 10 2014

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Houston Person - Jazz 88 Artist of the Week November 10 2014

Blog Name:Jazz 88.3 Blog

Blog Author:Vince Outlaw

Posted on:November 10, 2014

Houston Person, who AllMusic.com calls "A rock-solid, full-toned tenor saxophonist who played ballads and blues with flair, expressive ardor, and power." is the Jazz 88 Artist of the Week for November 10, 2014. LISTEN for his music all week on San Diego's Jazz 88.3. 

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  • AllMusic.com - Houston Person
    • "In the 1990s, Houston Person kept the soulful thick-toned tenor tradition of Gene Ammons alive, particularly in his work with organists. After learning piano as a youth, Person switched to tenor. ..."
  • Wikipedia - Houston Person
    • "Houston Person (born November 10, 1934) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist and record producer. Although he has performed in the hard bop and swing genres, he is most experienced in and best known for his work in soul jazz. Person is also known for his distinctive sassy sound and his expressive style of playing. He received the Eubie Blake Jazz Award in 1982."
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