Bill Ramsay, Octogenarian Swinger

Bill Ramsay is a veteran saxophonist widely admired in jazz circles across the US but little known to the public outside the Pacific Northwest. Accomplished on alto and baritone saxes,he co-leads the Ramsay-Kleeb band and is the baritone sparkplug of the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra. Ramsay has been a first-call sub on the Count Basie band for decades.  His good-natured jousting partnership with tenor saxophonist Pete Christlieb never fails to produce hard swing and spontaneous standup … [Read more...]