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Rock Sax: Resurgence Of The Saxophone

Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 6 March 1983

THE SAX IS BACK.

Honking saxophones played a major part in shaping '50s rock 'n' roll, but the instrument's role was virtually eliminated by the guitar after the mid-'60s British invasion. The saxophone survived as a studio embellishment during the '70s doldrums, but now it's cropping up with increasing frequency on record and stage.

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