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 .
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Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1958In the VernacularJohn Handy1
1961No Coast JazzJohn Handy1
1967New ViewJohn Handy1
1968ProjectionsJohn Handy1
1976Hard WorkJohn Handy1
1977CarnivalJohn Handy1
1984Bebop & BeyondGeorge Cables, Warren Gale, John Handy, Eddie Marshall, Mel Martin, Frank Tusa1
1985Where Go The BoatsJohn Richard Handy III1
1994Two Originals: Karuna Supreme & RainbowJohn Handy & Ali Akbar Khan1
1996John Handy's Musical DreamlandJohn Handy1

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1980I Giganti Del Jazz, Vol. 6Gato Barbieri, Don Cherry, Albert Ayler & John Handy1
2001In the Vernacular / No Coast JazzJohn Handy1
2009Mosaic SelectJohn Handy1
2011Hard Work / CarnivalJohn Handy1

Album + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1966Recorded Live at the Monterey Jazz FestivalJohn Handy2

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