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What is your favorite jazz instrument?

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Asmae31-35, F
I thought jazz was all about saxophone馃幏 lol
ChipmunkErnie70-79, M
Love Benny Goodman's clarinet playing.
@ChipmunkErnie Begin The Beguine... Stardust. Shaw had a more robust, richer tone.
ChipmunkErnie70-79, M
@SW-User If ypou say so. I know both the tunes you mention, but can't for the life of me remember what Shaw sounded like playing them. "Stardust" I remember mostly from the Benny Goodman version; same with "Begin the Beguinne".
@ChipmunkErnie Don't get me wrong. I love Benny Goodman. In fact, The Benny Goodman Story is my favorite Big Band movie biopic.
black4white56-60, M
All of the above it has more to do with the artist then the instrument :-)
@black4white True鈥
samueltyler280-89, M
I am a bit biased, i play trombone!
samueltyler280-89, M
@CountScrofula cool, what do you enjoy playing? My big band is my favorite, although I used to enjoy my smaller ensemble jazz band, I was among the few who would improvise.
CountScrofula41-45, M
@samueltyler2 I'd say that when I played more seriously I always enjoyed big band the most and had some great times playing in big bands. Currently I play with a small folk band where I switch between that and banjo. The music is a little less conventional but it's very freeing to just play as I wish.
samueltyler280-89, M
@CountScrofula I played folk guitar in college. My grandsons n has my flat top Martin circa 1958
CountScrofula41-45, M
I play trombone so gotta represent my people.
basilfawlty8931-35, M
@CountScrofula the rusty trombone? *BA dum tsh*
CountScrofula41-45, M
@basilfawlty89 HAR HAR
SunshineGirl36-40, F
The voice. My favourite medium for any genre 馃檪
Jeffrey5351-55, M
I can鈥檛 play any of these but I love sound of violins
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DunningKruger61-69, M
Trumpet - Cat Anderson.
Piano - who else but Art Tatum?
Sax - the once and forever Charlie Parker.
Trombone - Jack Teagarden.
Singer - Billie Holiday.

Lady Day and friends:

easterniowegin51-55, M
I play the bass, so it's my obvious choice.

It sets the tone, the tempo, the rhythm, and the feeling for every song.
i voted "other", the voice/vocals
oldercanuck170-79, M
love the trumpet
MarineBob56-60, M
Soprano Sax.

Jan Garbarek

John Coltrane
@Byron8by7 Yes ! And鈥

Branford Marsalis
Sidney Bechet
Wayne Shorter
DDonde31-35, M
basilfawlty8931-35, M
I play guitar primarily, but I probably bass.

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