Benny Golson: Elder Statesman of the Jazz Sax Over a half century, saxophonist Benny Golson played with and composed for some of the biggest stars in jazz. Now 75, Golson is enjoying a burst of new recognition, with a new recording and music featured in the recent film The Terminal. He speaks with NPR's Steve Inskeep.
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Benny Golson: Elder Statesman of the Jazz Sax

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Benny Golson: Elder Statesman of the Jazz Sax

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Benny Golson: Elder Statesman of the Jazz Sax

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Over a half century, saxophonist Benny Golson played with and composed for some of the biggest stars in jazz. Now 75, Golson is enjoying a burst of new recognition, with a new recording and music featured in the recent film The Terminal. He speaks with NPR's Steve Inskeep.

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