Top 20 Saxophonist celebrities in England

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Saxophonist celebrities [Updated October 3, 2022].

1. Andy Mackay

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Andy Mackay was born on July 23, 1946 in England.

Founding member of the influential art rock band Roxy Music who played with the group from 1971 to 1983 and wrote songs like "Love is the Drug" and "Angel Eyes."

Andy Mackay wrote the theme music for the late 1970s series Armchair Thriller.

Net Worth 2020: $30 Million

2. Chris White

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Chris White was born on July 13, 1955 in Bristol, England.
He performed at Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Concert in 1988 and at Live Aid.

Net Worth 2020: $6 Million

3. John Surman

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John Surman was born on August 30, 1944 in England.

Founder of The Trio and S.O.S., one of the earliest all-saxophone jazz groups. He also founded a quartet with John Taylor, among other jazz greats.

He dabbled in overdubbing and synthesized music, creating the album Westering Home in 1972 without any other musicians.

4. Dick Parry

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Dick Parry was born on December 22, 1942 in England.
He was part of The Who's brass section on their tour from 1979 to 1980.

5. Ronnie Scott

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Ronnie Scott was born on January 28, 1927 in England.
He co-founded Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, a music venue that had a tremendous influence on British jazz.

6. Femi Kuti

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Femi Kuti was born on June 16, 1962 in England.

Son of notorious musician and activist Fela Kuti and member of his father's band.

He has been nominated for many Grammy Awards in world music.

7. John Waugh

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John Waugh was born on January 10, 1988 in England.
He has taught music vocabulary as well as improvisation jazz.

8. John Harle

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John Harle was born on September 29, 1956 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England.
His work on Terror and Magnificence was nominated for a 1999 Grammy Award.

9. Evan Parker

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Evan Parker was born on April 5, 1944 in Bristol, England.
His breathing and tonguing techniques were initially so intense that he would find blood dripping from his saxophone mouthpiece.

10. Lol Coxhill

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Lol Coxhill was born on September 19, 1932 in Portsmouth, England.
He released twenty-eight albums as a band leader.

11. Nigel Hitchcock

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Nigel Hitchcock was born on January 4, 1971 in England.
He has worked as a session musician, recording with groups such as the Spice Girls and Jamiroquai.

12. Wayne Escoffery

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Wayne Escoffery was born on February 23, 1975 in England.

Jazz musician who has worked with the Charles Mingus band and with his own eponymous quartet and quintet.

He was awarded a scholarship to attend the Hartt School.

13. Steve Norman

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Steve Norman was born on March 25, 1960 in London, England.
He has performed at house music festivals through the United Kingdom.

14. Lee Thompson

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Lee Thompson was born on October 5, 1957 in England.
He played saxophone at the closing ceremony for the 2012 Summer Olympics.

15. Elton Dean

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Elton Dean was born on October 28, 1945 in England.

English saxophonist and keyboard player who was part of the Keith Tippett Sextet from 1968 to 1970 and Soft Machine from 1969 to 1972.

He was part of two live albums: Alive & Well: Recorded in Paris, released in 1978 and Live at the Proms 1970, released in 1988.

16. David Jackson

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David Jackson was born on April 15, 1947 in England.
He has worked closely with Soundbeam technology, which allows the physically and mentally disabled to create music.

17. Courtney Pine

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Courtney Pine was born on March 18, 1964 in England.
He appeared as himself in a jazz quartet in the Doctor Who serial Silver Nemesis in 1988.

18. Andy Sheppard

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Andy Sheppard was born on January 20, 1957 in England.

Jazz musician who has won many British Jazz Awards and founded multiple big bands, including the Soft On The Inside Band. He has worked with artists like Gil Evans and Steve Swallow.

He has recorded more than thirty albums over the course of his life.

19. Ken Stubbs

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Ken Stubbs was born on March 29, 1961 in Liverpool, England.

Saxophonist and composer known for co-founding the band First House with Django Bates, Mick Hutton, and Martin France.

He has been developing an online jazz education library resource since the late 1990s.

20. Stan Sulzmann

Stan Sulzmann was born on November 30, 1948 in England.
At the age of 13, he began playing for the National Youth Jazz Orchestra.