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Doug Webb: Triple Play

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Tenor saxophone junkies unite. Why aren’t more records made this way? Position three powerhouse tenors across a stereo system’s soundstage, left (Walt Weiskopf), center (Doug Webb), right (Joel Frahm). Hire a fearless organist (Brian Charette) and a tempestuous drummer (Rudy Royston). When all hell breaks loose, run for cover.

Four of these players have significant jazz reputations in the toughest scene on the planet, New York City. Webb has spent most of his professional life in Los Angeles studios, but he is a heavyweight. If he weren’t, standing between Weiskopf and Frahm, he would get crushed.

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