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Keywords: In the 1930s, during the swing and big band era, saxophonists like alto saxophonist Johnny Hodges (1906–1970), who led the saxophone section in the Duke Ellington Big Band, were featured soloists in a highly structured system of playing where such solos were limited moments of musical freedom.
By the early 1940s, jazz saxophonists such as Charlie Parker (alto) and Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor) lead a rebellion against the strictures of Big Band, shifting jazz from away from danceable popular music towards a more challenging "musician's music" that would come to be called bebop.
In the 1950s, sax players like tenor saxophonist John Coltrane (1926–67) and Sonny Rollins (1930) broke new ground in jazz, infusing their music with rhythm and blues, modal, latin and gospel influences as part of the hard bop
Stan Getz dominated the sax world with his perfect sound his addition to the Bossa Nova was another love affair that will last forever.