Bobby Jaspar

The young Belgian tenor saxophonist and flutist Bobby Jaspar was one of the first European musicians of the post-bebop generation to be accepted as a full-fledged member of the U.S. jazz community. A strong player with Lester Young and Sonny Rollins tendencies, Jaspar had developed an individual style by the time he moved to New York in 1956. A year later, he recorded this album with George Wallington, a founding father of bop piano, and veteran trumpeter Idrees Sulieman. In the rhythm sectio… MORE