Reasons to be cheerful, words and musings, some of them amusing.
Friday, May 6, 2011
John Coltrane's Soprano
John Coltrane's Soprano; John Coltrane first played soprano saxophone on his 1961 album My Favorite Things. He may be playing tenor saxophone in this picture, I just don't know. Davey Payne plays saxophone on Reasons To Be Cheerful, apparently Ian Dury asked Chas Jankel (who wrote the music) to include a break for Payne to improvise the solo so he could get a music credit and earn royalties on the song.