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Marchel Ivery, Texan Tenor Saxophonist, Dies at 69

Marchel Ivery, a tenor saxophonist based in the Dallas area, died in his hometown on October 30th after a short illness. He was 69.

Although Ivery never reached the level of fame enjoyed by some of the Lone Star State’s other tenors, such as Illinois Jacquet, Arnett Cobb and David “Fathead” Newman, he was well respected at the regional level.

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