John Handy (US jazz alto saxophonist, born 1933)

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A talented altoist, Mr John Richard Handy III featured on a number of highly recommendable Mingus records, before gaining recognition and leading a few excellent sessions on his own during the late 60's.
He later explored various music fields, recording an honorable number of albums with different and quite original formations.
Mr Handy is also known as a teacher in various universities of the San Francisco area.
Note that there also exist a (unrelated) John "Captain John" Handy, saxophonist playing dixie.

Annotation last modified on 2006-06-12 12:44 UTC.


Album + Compilation

1972The Great Jazz ReunionVarious Artists1
1978Collectus InterruptsVarious Artists1
1982The Best of Astrud GilbertoAstrud Gilberto1
1994Feels So Good: 12 Jazz Funk ClassicsVarious Artists1
1994The Music Of Texas Honed On The Range: Proudly Presented By TexasMonthlyVarious Artists1
1995The Best Funk Album in the World... Ever!Various Artists2
1995Anthems, Volume 1Various Artists1
1996Soulful Grooves: R&B Instrumental Classics, Volume 1Various Artists1
1997The Very Best of Jazz ClubVarious Artists1
199812" Jazz Funk ClassicsVarious Artists1
1998The Roulette Story: Two Decades of American Popular Music 1957-1977Various Artists1
2000The Very Best of Smooth Jazz, Volume 2Various Artists1
2006The House That Trane Built: The Story of Impulse RecordsVarious Artists3
2007Jazz For MeditationVarious Artists1
2007Jazz Number 1’sVarious Artists1
2021Impulse! 60: The Best of Impulse RecordsVarious Artists1
2021Impulse Records: Music, Message and the MomentVarious Artists1
Jazz Number OnesVarious Artists1

Album + Compilation + DJ-mix

2004Back to Mine: Carl CoxCarl Cox2

Album + Live + DJ-mix

2004When I Snapped @ Blue BasementTheo Parrish1

Album + Soundtrack

2002All About the BenjaminsVarious Artists1

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