SAM NEWSOME

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Saxophonist Sam Newsome first came into prominence on the New York jazz scene as a member of the Terence Blanchard Quintet in the early 1990s, whose core members consisted of Blanchard on trumpet, Bruce Barth on piano, Tarus Mateen on bass, Troy Davis on drums, and Newsome on the tenor saxophone. The group toured all over the world as well as recorded several CDs for the Columbia/Sony label, including the critically-acclaimed “Malcolm X Jazz Suite.” Newsome, who was feeling uninspired by his sound on the tenor, along with his inability to shake his early influences, seemed to find hope and inspiration in the sound of the soprano saxophone, which, consequently, lead to his radical change in 1996 that resulted in him trading in the larger tenor saxophone, for the smaller, more difficult soprano saxophone. When asked why he made the switch, Newsome said, “The sound of the soprano allowed me read more...
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The Art of the Soprano, Vol. 1The Art of the Soprano, Vol. 1
CD Baby 2012
$11.46
$9.99 (used)
Magic CircleMagic Circle
CD Baby 2017
$20.21
$2.22 (used)
Sopranoville: Works for Prepared and Non-Prepared SaxophoneSopranoville: Works for Prepared and Non-Prepared Saxophone
Some New Music
$14.66
Straight Horn of Africa: Path to LiberationStraight Horn of Africa: Path to Liberation
CD Baby 2014
$11.46
$7.08 (used)
Blue SoliloquyBlue Soliloquy
CD Baby 2009
$11.46
$6.97 (used)
Global UnityGlobal Unity
Palmetto Records 2001
$8.77
$2.69 (used)
This MasqueradeThis Masquerade
Steeplechase 2001
$15.47
$22.39 (used)
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SAM NEWSOME Sam I Am album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sam I Am
Hard Bop 1992
SAM NEWSOME Sam Newsome & Global Unity album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sam Newsome & Global Unity
World Fusion 1999
SAM NEWSOME The Tender Side of Sammy Straighthorn album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Tender Side of Sammy Straighthorn
Post Bop 2000
SAM NEWSOME This Masquerade album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This Masquerade
Post Bop 2001
SAM NEWSOME Global Unity album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Global Unity
World Fusion 2001
SAM NEWSOME Sam Newsome's Groove Project 24/7 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sam Newsome's Groove Project 24/7
Eclectic Fusion 2003
SAM NEWSOME Monk Abstractions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Monk Abstractions
Avant-Garde Jazz 2007
SAM NEWSOME Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban : The Romanian-American Jazz Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban : The Romanian-American Jazz Suite
World Fusion 2008
SAM NEWSOME Blue Soliloquy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Soliloquy
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009
SAM NEWSOME The Art of the Soprano, Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Art of the Soprano, Vol. 1
Avant-Garde Jazz 2012
SAM NEWSOME The Straight Horn of Africa: A Path to Liberation (The Art of the Soprano, Vol. 2) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Straight Horn of Africa: A Path to Liberation (The Art of the Soprano, Vol. 2)
Avant-Garde Jazz 2014
SAM NEWSOME Sopranoville: New Works For The Prepared And Non-Prepared Saxophone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sopranoville: New Works For The Prepared And Non-Prepared Saxophone
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2017
SAM NEWSOME Sam Newsome And Jean-Michel Pilc : Magic Circle album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sam Newsome And Jean-Michel Pilc : Magic Circle
21st Century Modern 2017
SAM NEWSOME Chaos Theory : Song Cycles for Prepared Saxophone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chaos Theory : Song Cycles for Prepared Saxophone
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2019

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SAM NEWSOME The Solo Concert: Sam Newsome Plays Monk and Ellington album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Solo Concert: Sam Newsome Plays Monk and Ellington
Avant-Garde Jazz 2014

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