Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Jazz Saxophonist Ron Aprea

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Veteran Jazz Saxophonist Ron Aprea  .. He grew up in Astoria, NY - got his own alto saxophone at age 16 and started taking lessons in a studio across the street from Radio City Music Hall – being so close to New York he got the best education in the world going to the famed Birdland seeing the likes of Count Basie and Blakey’s Jazz Messengers – His latest 2015 CD Pays Tribute to John Lennon and the Beatles – and it’s an ode to spending some time in the studio years ago with his friend John Lennon .. He’s jammed with legends like Woody Herman, Tito Puente, Billy May, Skitch Henderson and Lionel Hampton over the years and has the stories to back it up ..

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