Distinguished SOTW Member
TENOR, soprano, alto, baritone
I was the only horn in the back-up band for the Coasters, Platters and Drifters show at Va. Beach last night. I was in King Curtis and Plas Johnson heaven! Not much sax in the Platters stuff, but I put some bari in, alternating from just the root to the bass line and trying not to do 'too much'. The Coasters, though, had me working hard with Yakety-Yak and Charlie Brown (King Curtis), Youngblood (Plas Johnson) and others, including 'The Twist'. Just my meat. I would have done it for free...nah. But it was a barrel of fun. Evidently they don't usually have a sax, much less one who knows every R&R solo like the record, because they were grinning from ear to ear. Great show, too.