CARL SAUNDERS

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Jazz listeners living in the Los Angeles area and musicians worldwide have long known that Carl Saunders is one of the great trumpet players around today. Now with the release of five remarkable recordings (Out Of The Blue, Eclecticism, Bebop Big Band, Can You Dig Being Dug and The Lost Bill Holman Charts) Saunders’ musical talents can be heard and enjoyed by a much wider audience.

Carl Saunders was born on Aug. 2, 1942 in Indianapolis, Indiana and his first five years were mostly spent on the road. His uncle was trumpeter-bandleader Bobby Sherwood was riding high with the popular Sherwood Orchestra, having hits with “Elks Parade” and “Sherwood’s Forest.” Saunders’ mother Gail (Bobby’s sister) sang for the Sherwood Orchestra and Stan Kenton, among others. When Carl was five, he and his mother settled in Los Angeles; living with Carl’s aunt Caroline and her husband, tenor-saxophonist Dave Pell. At the time,
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Be Bop Big BandBe Bop Big Band
CD Baby 2002
$17.99
$11.62 (used)
AmericaAmerica
Summit(Classical) 2014
$14.07
$18.37 (used)
EclecticismEclecticism
CD Baby 2005
$8.99
$6.49 (used)
Out of the BlueOut of the Blue
CD Baby 2008
$10.39
$5.57 (used)
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CARL SAUNDERS Out Of The Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Out Of The Blue
Hard Bop 1995
CARL SAUNDERS Eclecticism album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Eclecticism
Big Band 2000
CARL SAUNDERS Be Bop Big Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Be Bop Big Band
Big Band 2002
CARL SAUNDERS The Carl Saunders Exploration: The Lost Bill Holman Charts album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Carl Saunders Exploration: The Lost Bill Holman Charts
Hard Bop 2007
CARL SAUNDERS America album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
America
Hard Bop 2014

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CARL SAUNDERS The Carl Saunders - Lanny Morgan Quintet  : Live at Capozzoli's album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Carl Saunders - Lanny Morgan Quintet : Live at Capozzoli's
Hard Bop 2002
CARL SAUNDERS Live In San Francisco album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In San Francisco
Hard Bop 2003
CARL SAUNDERS Can You Dig Being Dug? album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Can You Dig Being Dug?
Hard Bop 2005

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