Phil Woods

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Philip Wells Woods (November 2, 1931 – September 29, 2015) was an American jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, bandleader, and composer.wikipedia
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Celebration of the Arts Festival

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Each year, the organization hosts the Celebration of the Arts Festival in the town of Delaware Water Gap in September.
Phil Woods, Rick Chamberlain and Ed Joubert founded the organization Celebration of the Arts in 1978 late one night in the bar at the Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap.

Woodlore (album)

Woodlore
Woodlore is a studio album by saxophonist Phil Woods' Quartet.

Gene Quill

Daniel Eugene Quill (December 15, 1927 – December 8, 1988) was an American jazz alto saxophonist who played often with Phil Woods in the duet Phil and Quill.

Pairing Off

Pairing Off is an album by saxophonist Phil Woods' Septet recorded in 1956 and released on the Prestige label.

Images (Phil Woods album)

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Images is an album by Phil Woods that won the Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album in 1976.

Four Altos

Four Altos is an album by saxophonists Phil Woods Gene Quill, Sahib Shihab and Hal Stein recorded in 1957 and released on the Prestige label.

Rights of Swing

Rights of Swing is an album led by saxophonist Phil Woods featuring performances recorded in early 1961 and originally released on the Candid label.

Sugan (album)

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Sugan is an album by saxophonist Phil Woods with pianist Red Garland recorded in 1957 and originally released on the Status label, a subsidiary of Prestige Records.

Greek Cooking

Greek Cooking is an album by American saxophonist Phil Woods featuring performances recorded in 1967 for the Impulse! label.

The Young Bloods

The Young Bloods is an album by trumpeter Donald Byrd and saxophonist Phil Woods recorded in 1956 and released on the Prestige label.

Round Trip (Phil Woods album)

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Round Trip is a 1969 album by Phil Woods, produced by Johnny Pate.

Chan Parker

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Woods was married to Chan Parker, the common-law wife of Charlie Parker, for seventeen years and was the stepfather to Chan's daughter, Kim.
Chan Woods (born Beverly Dolores Berg, also known as Chan Richardson; 29 June 1925 – 9 September 1999 ), well known as Chan Parker, was a common-law wife of jazz musician Charlie Parker who later married musician Phil Woods.

Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

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Alto Summit

Alto Summit is an album by saxophonists Lee Konitz, Pony Poindexter, Phil Woods and Leo Wright recorded in West Germany in 1968 and released on the MPS label.

Springfield, Massachusetts

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Woods was born in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Notable musicians from Springfield include blues legend Taj Mahal; the band Staind and its frontman Aaron Lewis; Linda Perry, former leader singer of 4 Non Blondes and songwriter and producer; Taj Mahal's sister, Carole Fredericks, a soul singer; numerous jazz musicians, including Joe Morello, drummer for the Dave Brubeck Quartet; Phil Woods, saxophonist for Quincy Jones; Tony MacAlpine, keyboardist and guitarist with Steve Vai; and Paul Weston, composer for Frank Sinatra, among many others.

Phil Woods and his European Rhythm Machine at the Frankfurt Jazz Festival

Phil Woods and his European Rhythm Machine at the Frankfurt Jazz Festival is a 1970 album by Phil Woods, produced by Horst Lippmann.

Phil Woods and his European Rhythm Machine at the Montreux Jazz Festival

Phil Woods and his European Rhythm Machine at the Montreux Jazz Festival is a 1970 album by Phil Woods, produced by Johnny Pate.

Musique du Bois

Musique du Bois is a 1974 studio album by jazz musician Phil Woods.

Steely Dan

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He also played the alto sax solo on Steely Dan's "Doctor Wu" from their 1975 album Katy Lied, as well as Paul Simon's "Have a Good Time" from the 1975 album Still Crazy After All These Years.
Becker and Fagen recruited a diverse group of session players for Katy Lied (1975), including Porcaro, Paich, and McDonald, as well as guitarist Elliott Randall, jazz saxophonist Phil Woods, saxophonist/bass-guitarist Wilton Felder, percussionist/vibraphonist/keyboardist Victor Feldman, keyboardist (and later producer) Michael Omartian, and guitarist Larry Carlton — Dias, Becker, and Fagen being Steely Dan's only original members.

Phil Woods/Lew Tabackin

Phil Woods/Lew Tabackin is an album by saxophonists Phil Woods and Lew Tabackin which was recorded in 1980 for the Omnisound label and rereleased on Evidence.

Dizzy Gillespie Meets Phil Woods Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie Meets Phil Woods Quintet is an album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie with saxophonist Phil Woods Quintet recorded in 1986 and released on the Dutch Timeless label.

Another Time, Another Place (Benny Carter and Phil Woods album)

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Another Time, Another Place is a live album by saxophonist/composers Benny Carter and Phil Woods recorded in Cambridge in 1996 and released by the Evening Star label.

Just the Way You Are (Billy Joel song)

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Perhaps his best known recorded work as a sideman is a pop piece, his alto sax solo on Billy Joel's 1977 "Just the Way You Are".
The saxophone solo was played by Phil Woods, a well-known jazz performer and Grammy award winner.