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Monday, April 19, 2021

Identification required

Is there anyone out there who can identify this soprano sax player? The photo is probably circa early 1990s and may have been a publicity shot sent prior to a gig at Newcastle's Live Theatre although Dave Clarke, who seeks the information, thinks he probably wasn't from the local area. Lance


Russell said...

It looks like Trevor Watts (with his Moiré Music Drum Orchestra?).

Roly said...

Agreed, Trevor Watts.

Simon Spillett (on F/b) said...

Trevor Watts.

Jazzer said...

I was going... Evan....But no it must be Trevor

(My Brother was a big TW FAN and had a girlfriend from Leeds at the time.... he always claimed that a shout to be heard on the live Triple Album was him)

Basho said...

Trevor Watts

Doug Drake said...

Don't know but i think he's playing an Eb !!

Doug Drake said...

Don't know but i reckon he's playing an Eb !!

Anonymous said...

Deffo Trevor Watts early 80’s?

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