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Bunky Green (left), recording with Rudresh Mahanthappa.
October 15, 2010 When a career playing his innovative style of jazz became financially unstable, the alto saxophonist became one of the most prominent teacher around. Now, at 75, people are starting to come back around to Bunky Green the performer.
Vernice "Bunky" Green, in the recording studio making his new Apex, an album co-led by fellow alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa.
October 14, 2010 For most of his 75 years, jazz's spotlight mostly eluded the alto saxophonist, even though he was in Charles Mingus' band, and lived in Chicago for decades. Now that he's recorded with a former student turned rising star, he's back in the public eye.
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