John Handy (US jazz alto saxophonist, born 1933)

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A talented altoist, Mr John Richard Handy III featured on a number of highly recommendable Mingus records, before gaining recognition and leading a few excellent sessions on his own during the late 60's.
He later explored various music fields, recording an honorable number of albums with different and quite original formations.
Mr Handy is also known as a teacher in various universities of the San Francisco area.
Note that there also exist a (unrelated) John "Captain John" Handy, saxophonist playing dixie.

Annotation last modified on 2006-06-12 12:44 .



Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1958 In the Vernacular John Handy 1
1961 No Coast Jazz John Handy 1
1967 New View John Handy 1
1968 Projections John Handy 1
1976 Hard Work John Handy 1
1977 Carnival John Handy 1
1984 Bebop & Beyond George Cables, Warren Gale, John Handy, Eddie Marshall, Mel Martin, Frank Tusa 1
1985 Where Go The Boats John Richard Handy III 1
1994 Two Originals: Karuna Supreme & Rainbow John Handy & Ali Akbar Khan 1
1996 John Handy's Musical Dreamland John Handy 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1980 I Giganti Del Jazz, Vol. 6 Gato Barbieri, Don Cherry, Albert Ayler & John Handy 1
2001 In the Vernacular / No Coast Jazz John Handy 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1966 Recorded Live at the Monterey Jazz Festival John Handy 2

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