SPECIAL: National Saxophone Day
KMUW Music is celebrating National Saxophone Day, the birthday of saxophone inventor Adolphe Sax, with five hours of music! Tune in to Global Village, Strange Currency and Night Train on Monday, November 6 from 7:00 p.m. to midnight.
Global Village devotes Monday night's program to saxophone music and musicians from around the world, including Africa's Manu Dibango and Seun Kuti, the Skatalites and Dean Fraser from Jamaica, Balkan artists Fanfare Ciocarlia and Boris Kovac, plus a bossa nova classic from jazz saxophonist Stan Getz.
The special continues on Strange Currency with selections from Morphine, Moon Hootch, Colin Stetson, Roland Kirk and more.
Finally, Night Train will wrap up National Saxophone Day with a jazz salute to Adolphe Sax.