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Benny Golson
tenor sax, composer, arranger: hardbop

Benny's sound reflects a strong hard bop with dashes of swing. Some of his more famous tunes include 'I Remember Clifford,' 'Stablemates,' 'Are You Real,' and 'Killer Joe.' Golson wrote songs in the 60s and 70s for Peggy Lee, Sammy Davis, Jr and Lou Rawls. Benny has played with Johnny Hodges, Dizzy Gillespie (from 1956-8) and Art Blakey (1959).