Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth and Salary

Saxophonist

Jess Gillam

Who is Jess Gillam? Jess Gillam, a British saxophonist, is 24 years old and a rising talent in the classical music world. Jess Gillam began playing the saxophone at the age of seven. She was the first saxophonist to reach…

Cecil Payne

The multi-instrumentalist is known for his work as a soloist, as well as a bandleader. He worked with Randy Weston in the 1950s, also known for his freelancing work. Cecil Payne was born on December 14, 1922, in New York….

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Red Holloway

Tenor jazz saxophonist who recorded prolifically with an array of celebrated musicians, including Chuck Berry . Red Holloway was born on May 31, 1927 in Arkansas. Holloway worked with Etta James extensively over the course of his life. He started…

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Nick Brignola

Saxophonist known for his distinct jazz baritone sound, as well as for his three-baritone saxophone band. He has worked as a bandleader with many different ensembles. Nick Brignola was born on July 17, 1936 in Troy, NY. While at Berklee…

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Willie Smith

Alto saxophone swing musician who worked with an array of celebrated musicians, including Nat King Cole. Willie Smith was born on November 25, 1910 in Charleston, SC. He collaborated with Duke Ellington. He attended Fisk University for chemistry and worked…

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Benny Golson

NEA Jazz Masters Award winner and bebop jazz saxophonist who has played with the likes of Lionel Hampton . Benny Golson was born on January 25, 1929 in Philadelphia, PA. He made a cameo in the 2004 Tom Hanks film…

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Roscoe Mitchell

Avant-garde saxophonist who is considered a jazz iconoclast by the New York Times. He was an early member of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. Roscoe Mitchell was born on August 3, 1940 in Illinois. He was selected…

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David Murray

Founder of the World Saxophone Quartet known for his circular breathing technique during his performances. David Murray was born on February 19, 1955 in Oakland, CA. He has performed and collaborated with an array of musicians, including Elvin Jones. He…

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Chris White

Jazz and rock saxophone player who toured with Dire Straits for a decade. Chris White was born on July 13, 1955 in Bristol, England. He has collaborated with a variety of artists, including Paul McCartney. He started playing saxophone at…

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Ernie Wilkins

Jazz composer and arranger who is known for his collaborations with Count Basie . He formed the Almost Big Band in Denmark during his final years. Ernie Wilkins was born on July 20, 1919 in Missouri. Wilkins collaborated with Clark…

Boyd Raeburn

Considered one of the most underrated saxophonists and jazz bandleaders in the 1940s because his bands kept having issues with their record labels. Boyd Raeburn was born on October 27, 1913, in Faith, SD. Raeburn hired Roy Eldridge to be…

Dominic Lalli

A saxophonist who became known as a member of hip-hop and jazz musical group Big Gigantic. They have toured extensively playing at top venues worldwide, including Bonaroo, Ultra Music Festival, Lollapalooza, and Coachella. Dominic Lalli was born on September 6,…

Pepper Adams

Prolific composer, performer, bandleader, and recording baritone saxophonist who has been nominated for three Grammy Awards. Pepper Adams was born on October 8, 1930, in Highland Park, MI. He collaborated with Charles Mingus on Blues & Roots. He took up…

Nathan Davis

Famous for his leadership of the Paris Reunion Band and the neo-soul group The Roots. He was also notable for his work in the hard-bop sub-genre of jazz music. Nathan Davis was born on February 15, 1937, in Kansas City,…

Lenny Pickett

Tower of Power Horns member and musical director for the Saturday Night Live band for more than a decade. Lenny Pickett was born on April 10, 1954, in Las Cruces, NM. He played saxophone and arranged music for the Talking…

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Branford Marsalis

Jazz saxophonist who led the eponymous Branford Marsalis Quartet and Buckshot LeFonque. He has appeared on more than twenty albums as bandleader, including the Mo’ Better Blues soundtrack. Branford Marsalis was born on August 26, 1960 in Breaux Bridge, LA….