, "one of the most successful saxophonists in jazz" (Scott Yanow, AllMusic.com
), is the Jazz 88.3 Artist of the Week for November 3, 2014. He was born November 2, 1931 in Springfield, MA. Stay tuned in all week for music from this living Jazz icon!
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- PhilWoods.com - Phil's official website with current appearance schedule, photos, on-line store, and more! Support LIVING JAZZ MUSICIANS!
- Phil Woods at AllMusic.com - Check out Scott Yanow's bio on Phil, discography, credits, and more!
- "One of the true masters of the bop vocabulary, Phil Woods has had his own sound since the mid-'50s and stuck to his musical guns throughout a remarkably productive career. There has never been a doubt that he is one of the top alto saxophonists alive, and he has lost neither his enthusiasm nor his creativity through the years."
- 2009 Interview for JazzWax - "I was put on the planet to be a musician, primarily as an alto player." We get it Phil :)
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