SAX KARI

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Sax Kari (February 6, 1920 – October 1, 2009), born Isaac Columbus Toombs, Jr.,sometimes known as Isaac Saxton Kari Toombs or simply Saxton Kari,was an American multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, songwriter, record producer, A&R man and promoter, who had a wide variety of roles during a career in African American entertainment and R&B music lasting from the 1920s to the 1990s. He also used pseudonyms, including Ira Green, Texas Red, Dirty Red Morgan, and Candy Yams.

Life and career He was born in Chicago, the son of Tennessee-born Isaac Columbus Toombs and his wife Irene.As a child, he ran away from home and from the age of nine performed in vaudeville as a comic entertainer with Butterbeans and Susie, who gave him the nickname "Candy Yams" for his relatively light freckled complexion. He learned to play piano, guitar, and reed instruments, and by 1940 was living in Gary, Indiana, with his mother.He worked in
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Fumigate Funky BroadwayFumigate Funky Broadway
Night Train Int'l 2005
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SLOW DOWN BABY / TWO LOVERS (45/7SLOW DOWN BABY / TWO LOVERS (45/7")
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Chocolate Fizz - Goldie The Green Eyed... 7inch, 45rpmChocolate Fizz - Goldie The Green Eyed... 7inch, 45rpm
Kari, Sax
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Love JuiceLove Juice
Essential Media Group 2008
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SAX KARI Fumigate Funky Broadway, Rare And Unreissued Funk, Soul & Down Home Exotica album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fumigate Funky Broadway, Rare And Unreissued Funk, Soul & Down Home Exotica
RnB 2002
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Love Juice
Blues 2007

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Chocolate Fizz / Goldie The Green Eyed Octopus
Jump Blues 1957
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Slow Down Baby
Jump Blues 1980

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