Phill Woods and Orazio Maugeri

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Philip Wells Woods was an American jazz bebop alto saxophonist, clarinetist, bandleader and composer.

Awards

In 2007, Phil received a “Jazz Master” award from the National Endowment of the Arts.

Grammy awards

Woods’ recordings have been nominated for seven Grammy awards and have won four.

  • 1975 Images: “Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance”.
  • 1977 Live from the Show Boat: “Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Individual or Group”.
  • 1982 More Live: “Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Individual or Group”.
  • 1983 At the Vanguard: “Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Individual or Group”.

He also performed on the 2006 Brian Lynch/Eddie Palmieri Project Album, Simpático, which won Best Latin Jazz Album of the Year in 2007.

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