Sunday, July 26, 2015

SAXOPHONES STAY GETTING THE MICHAEL KEATON TREATMENT



It's an exciting time to be a saxophone.  Plucked from near death by "GDFR," the instrument you thought Bill Clinton killed in '92 with his Br√∂tzmann-inspired antics now enjoys a second wind with a star turn on MOZZY'S "Love Slidn."

Man is it smooth.  This the kinda shit that make you wanna put on an '80s blazer and shades, grab your Selmer, and head out to a foggy dock for some sultry wailing.  Word to Bleeding Gums, holla at Joshua Redman fighting Yo Yo Ma on Arthur.  If the saxophone can be rehabilitated, there might still be life for the hopeless case of the clarinet.

4 comments:

  1. Mmmmm. Sax so sensual it sounds like it's played by the blind busker who meets Medusa in that episode of Tales From The Darkside.

    HD's Representin', Young Lox's Legion Of Doom, and Whole Thing by Berner & Jacka + Cormega are other good examples of modern melancholy mob music with smatterings of sax.

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  2. Hell yes. Songs like that are reminders of why we put up with the saxophone in the first place.

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  3. Very slight, but I really like the sax in the chorus of this one

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKUolNPc8GE

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