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Craig Handy

ts, *1962 US, Oakland, California
Musician of Jazz

Craig Mitchell Handy (born 1962) is an American post-bop tenor saxophonist.Born in Oakland, California, Handy attended North Texas State University from 1981 to 1984, and following this played with Art Blakey, Wynton Marsalis, Roy Haynes, Abdullah Ibrahim, Elvin Jones, Joe Henderson, Betty Carter, George Adams, Ray Drummond, Conrad Herwig, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and David Weiss among many others. He is a member of the Mingus Big Band, Mingus Dynasty, and Mingus Orchestra.

        
Instruments
  • Tenor sax
  • Alto sax
  • Flute
  • Soprano sax
  • Saxophone
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
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Organ Grinder's Swing on Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith by Craig Handy
On the Sunny Side of the Street on Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith by Craig Handy
O.G.D. aka Road Song on Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith by Craig Handy
High Heel Sneakers on Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith by Craig Handy
I Almost Lost My Mind on Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith by Craig Handy
Mellow Mood on Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith by Craig Handy
Ready 'n Able on Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith by Craig Handy
I'll Close My Eyes on Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith by Craig Handy

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
FlowCraig Handy2000Album
Reflections In ChangeCraig Handy1999Album
Acoustic Masters IIBobby Hutcherson, Craig Handy, Lenny White, Jerry Gonzalez1994Album
Introducing Three For AllCraig Handy1993Album
Split Second TimingCraig Handy1992Album
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