Paul Gonsalves



Paul Gonsalves

Rating
Active
1938 to 1974
Born
July 12, 1920 in Boston
Died
May 15, 1974
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Biography
Paul Gonsalves ((1920-07-12)July 12, 1920 – May 15, 1974(1974-05-15)) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist best known for his association with Duke Ellington. At the 1956 Newport Jazz Festival, Gonsalves played a 27-chorus solo in the middle of Ellington's "Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue", a performance credited with revitalizing Ellington's waning career in the 1950s.

Top Songs by Paul Gonsalves


St. Louis Blues

by Enrique Villegas, Paul Gonsalves & Willie Cook

Just Friends

by Enrique Villegas, Paul Gonsalves & Willie Cook

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Broken Colour

Broken Colour

Paul Gonsalves January 2, 2015

9 Tracks

The Jazz Collection

The Jazz Collection

Paul Gonsalves September 14, 2014

41 Tracks

Sitting In

Sitting In

Paul Gonsalves September 2, 2014

15 Tracks

Cookin Easy

Cookin Easy

Paul Gonsalves August 1, 2014

9 Tracks

Cookin'

Cookin'

Paul Gonsalves July 25, 2013

9 Tracks

Tell It the Way It Is! Cleopatra Feelin' Jassy

Tell It the Way It Is! Cleopatra Feelin' Jassy

Paul Gonsalves March 12, 2013

13 Tracks

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