Paul Quinichette

Paul Quinichette

About Paul Quinichette

Paul Quinichette - american jazz tenor-saxophonist, born May 17, 1916 - Denver, Colorado, died May 25, 1983 - New York City Many men tried, but Paul Quinichette was the most successful at emulating the style of Lester Young. (Young called him “Lady Q”, a term not exactly meant at as a compliment.) With a nice smoky tone, Quinichette worked with many great musicians, and played on some of the earliest tribute albums. If he is somewhat forgotten today, it may because the tenor style he followed is currently out of favor. Read more on Last.fm

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