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Saxophonist/Bandleader Phil Bodner Dies at 90

Phil Bodner, a saxophonist who conducted, played with and arranged the ’60s instrumental group the Brass Ring, died Feb. 24 at age 90. The cause was not announced.

Most active during the 1950s-’70s, Bodner also recorded with Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Mel Torme and others, and was signed to Enoch Light’s Command label as a solo artist, where he recorded with such musicians as DickHyman, Doc Severinsen and Urbie Green.

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