Ronnie Ross. Albert Ronald Ross (2 October – 12 December ) was a British jazz baritone saxophonist. Born in Calcutta, India, to Scottish parents, Ross moved to England in and was educated at the Perse School in Cambridge. He began playing tenor saxophone in the s with Tony Kinsey, Ted Heath, and Don ted Reading Time: 2 mins.
“Parisian Thoroughfare,” a Bud Powell tune, most well known in the Clifford Brown--Max Roach version, features tight playing by the band, solos by Deuchar, Ronnie Ross (who was David Bowie’s sax teacher), and Tubby, in an explosive 32 bars. “The Killers of W.1” is a complex chart that the band just burns through. This band could swing!
· “Last Of The Wine” permits Ronnie Ross space to fly on baritone – this is mind-blowing stuff – as the leader sits back ahead of his solo. This is now proving to be an illuminating set even before Johnny Griffin charges forward on his tenor saxophone but .
A rare American release from British baritonist Ronnie Ross – working here in the sharp-edged company of drummer Allan Ganley! The group's got a really tight sound throughout – that best sharp-lead mode of the Brit scene of the 50s – but with a looser feel on the solos, which are handled especially well by Ross and tenorist Art Ellefson.
SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ENSEMBLE – JUICY JOHNNY SCOTT QUINTET – LAZY AFTERNOON RONNIE ROSS SEXTET – CLEOPATRA’S NEEDLE COLLIN BATES TRIO – BREW HARRY SOUTH BIG BAND. – LIMITED FREEDOM Vinyl LP: 1: Ambient: Software Recording Company: RSD Day sees the release on gold vinyl of the UK Number 1 album from
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