WAYNE ESCOFFERY

Post Bop / Hard Bop / Post-Fusion Contemporary • United Kingdom
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"Young Lions" is a term that jazz journalists have been using to describe the long list of straight-ahead, acoustic-oriented jazz improvisers who were born in the '60s, '70s, and '80s, and London native Wayne Escoffery is among the many Young Lions who started building his catalog in the early 2000s. Escoffery, who plays post-bop and hard bop, is a tenor saxophonist with a big, full tone; his influences on the tenor have included, among others, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Dexter Gordon, Joe Henderson, and Sonny Rollins. Escoffery plays the soprano sax as a second instrument, and his most obvious inspirations on the soprano include Coltrane and Shorter. But whether he is on the tenor or the soprano, Escoffery has maintained a decidedly straight-ahead perspective that is quite faithful to the spirit of the Young Lion movement.

Although he is originally from Great Britain, he has spent most of his life in
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WAYNE ESCOFFERY Times Change album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Times Change
Hard Bop 2001
WAYNE ESCOFFERY Intuition album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Intuition
Hard Bop 2004
WAYNE ESCOFFERY Veneration album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Veneration
Post Bop 2007
WAYNE ESCOFFERY Hopes & Dreams album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hopes & Dreams
Post Bop 2008
WAYNE ESCOFFERY Uptown album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Uptown
Hard Bop 2009
WAYNE ESCOFFERY Wayne Escoffery / Jimmy Greene / Stephen Riley / Don Braden ‎: Jam Session, Vol. 30 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wayne Escoffery / Jimmy Greene / Stephen Riley / Don Braden ‎: Jam Session, Vol. 30
Hard Bop 2010
WAYNE ESCOFFERY The Only Son Of One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Only Son Of One
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2012
WAYNE ESCOFFERY Vortex album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vortex
Post Bop 2018
WAYNE ESCOFFERY The Humble Warrior album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Humble Warrior
Post Bop 2020

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WAYNE ESCOFFERY At Firehouse 12 Live (feat. Rachel Z & Orrin Evans) album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
At Firehouse 12 Live (feat. Rachel Z & Orrin Evans)
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2014
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Live At Smalls
Post Bop 2015

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