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Phil Woods

Phil Woods artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Grace Kelly with special guest Phil Woods performs on the Harbor Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.

August 7, 2011 Hear the 19-year-old Boston-area alto saxophonist play with the 79-year-old jazz master at Newport.

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July 3, 2008 JazzSet celebrates living legends of jazz, including Dave Brubeck, James Moody, and Nancy Wilson.

Studio Sessions

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May 3, 2013 Woods showcases his imaginative and sultry saxophone sound with host Marian McPartland.

More Stories

The Saxophone Colossus (that's Sonny Rollins at left) played on The Rolling Stones' "Waiting on a Friend."

July 27, 2011 Did you know that Sonny Rollins played on a Rolling Stones song? Hear that and other jazz cameos.

Phil Woods

November 2, 2010 Woods has one of the most distinctive alto saxophone sounds in jazz. Hear five of his songs.

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August 11, 2008 Take a sip of an icy beverage and listen to the sound of five cool songs at the end of the day.

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Children's Suite

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  • Album: Children's Suite
  • Artist: Phil Woods
  • Label: Jazzed Media
  • Released: 2009