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Gerald Albright - 100% match to Najee

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Walter Beasley - 99% match to Najee

Genres: Jazz
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Marion Meadows - 97% match to Najee

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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West Virginia, USA. Raised in Connecticut, Meadows began playing clarinet and studying classical music at the age of eight. He heard numerous jazz artists on record, including Stanley Turrentine, Johnny Hodges, Coleman Hawkins and Sidney Bechet. The impression made by his hearing the last named, prompted him to settle on the soprano saxophone as his principal instrument. He Read more

Kim Waters - 96% match to Najee

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Maryland, USA. Born into a musical family, Waters began playing saxophone at an early age. His technical proficiency was remarkable, allowing him to play comfortably in jazz and R&B formats. He worked with childhood friend Cyrus Chestnut, sometimes playing jazz but also as members of a group backing a hotel lounge act. With his brothers James and Eric Waters, he also for Read more

Norman Brown - 95% match to Najee

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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18 December 1970, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Brown played guitar from around the age of eight, initially taking his cue from contemporary pop artists. By chance he heard Wes Montgomery on record and this redirected his interest towards jazz. Moving to Los Angeles, he studied at the Musician’s Institute, a move that led to his developing a thorough foundation for his ca Read more

Richard Elliot - 90% match to Najee

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Glasgow, Scotland, but raised in Los Angeles, California, USA. It was perhaps inevitable, for a musician growing up in the 60s and early 70s, that Elliot’s early taste would range through Motown Records and rock. However, he was also indelibly impressed by R&B. As a tenor saxophonist he found much that appealed to him in this form but he was also aware of jazz, in p Read more

George Howard - 87% match to Najee

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Euge Groove - 86% match to Najee

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 2000s
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Steven Eugene Grove, 27 November 1962, Hagerstown, Maryland, USA. Grove studied piano before taking saxophone studies while at high school. At the University of Miami, he gradually developed an interest in jazz. Gigging locally, he played in the All American College Band at Disney World, Orlando. Graduating in 1984, he played in local bands while on a masters degree course i Read more

Everette Harp - 86% match to Najee

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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17 August 1961, Houston, Texas, USA. After attending North Texas State University, Harp played his robust alto saxophone mostly in R&B groups throughout the greater part of the 80s in and around his home-town. During this same period, he also worked as a studio musician. Towards the end of the decade he relocated to Los Angeles where he continued to play with R&B ban Read more

Boney James - 85% match to Najee

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Latin
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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James Oppenheim, 1 September 1961, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA. Raised in New Rochelle, New York, Boney James played clarinet at school, then the tenor saxophone and later the alto and soprano. His early musical tastes leaned towards contemporary pop, fusion and rock, including Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind And Fire and Grover Washington Jnr. His family moved to Los Angeles in 1 Read more

Nelson Rangell - 82% match to Najee

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Denver, Colorado, USA. One of the more distinctive voices working in the oversubscribed pop/jazz firmament, Rangell first picked up the flute at the age of 15. Six months later he found himself studying at the Interlochen Arts Academy, before travelling to the New England Conservatory Of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, to study with renowned saxophone tutor Joe Allard. Immer Read more

Pieces Of A Dream - 82% match to Najee

Genres: Jazz R&B / Soul
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Jeff Kashiwa - 80% match to Najee

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Seattle, Washington, USA. Playing soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, Kashiwa studied at Berklee College Of Music, a period that was followed by a gig with the All American College Band at Disneyland in California. Having returned to the west coast, he decided to stay and extended his studies at the University of California, Long Beach. He played with the Untouchables, whose Read more

Kirk Whalum - 79% match to Najee

Genres: Christian & Gospel Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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11 July 1958, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. An accomplished tenor saxophonist, from the mid-80s onwards Whalum has found a lucrative niche playing smooth jazz. Raised in Memphis, he began playing in his father’s church choir before graduating to jazz during high school. He formed his own band while studying at Texas Southern University in Houston, and received his first brea Read more

Pamela Williams - 79% match to Najee

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Williams began playing tenor saxophone while still very young and played in the Martin Luther King Jazz Ensemble at King High School in her home-town. In her teens she was already leading her own band, playing local clubs and building a wide-ranging repertoire that encompassed jazz, Latin, R&B and hip-hop. When she was 20 she began tourin Read more

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