Good tenor sax songs in 40's jazz with limited instruments?

I'm learning about the 30's and 40's, and I also play tenor sax. Just wanna know some good songs from the 20's - 40's. If you write an answer, could you send a link to the song?

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  • Kyle
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    I'm a jazz player myself, and play on alto. check out these artists -

    Stan Getz

    Sonny Rollins

    Lester Young

    Coleman Hawkins

    and of course, John Coltrane.

    those guys will get you started.

    many of them play in small group or combo size bands with percussion, themselves, and maybe one or two more horn players.

  • 5 months ago

    Well, it's from the early 60's actually, but a good piece to start with would be Boots Randolph's

    "Yakety Sax."

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHES8ulMEGg

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    • Trinity5 months agoReport

      That's one of my favourite sax songs next to careless whisper and baker street, maybe a bit of tequila. I would've passed out before the song ended lol.

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