George Young Quartet

Sensational Super Saxman
Sunday, February 19th , 4pm
@ Silo's, Napa

George Young,  reeds
Eddie Mendenhall,  piano
Scot Steed,  bass
Billy Jones,  drums

 

Producer:  Janice King

Artist website:
www.georgeyoungmusic.com

by dickdanne on October 17, 2016

George Young is one of the most frequently heard musicians of our time.  Young plays over ten instruments, including Tenor, Alto, Soprano, Sopranino Saxophones, Clarinet, Alto flute, C flute, East Indian ethnic flutes and Piccolo.  Whoa!

He has played with Eric Clapton, Mariah Carey, Pavarotti, Mick Jagger, John Lennon, James Brown, Frank Sinatra, Madonna, Dizziy Gillespie, Tony Bennett, Steve Gadd, and the list goes on.

George has also contributed to many TV and motion-picture soundtracks, including:  My Blue Heaven, New York, New York, Sleepless In Seattle, Working Girl, You’ve Got Mail, Animal House, A Chorus Line,  All that Jazz, When Harry Met Sally, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, etc.

Without a doubt… George Young is unique!