​“When you play blues-type stuff, the material is pretty obvious; it’s how you do a lot with a little,” Liebman said.

(Photo: William Brown)

Blindfold Test: Dave Liebman

At 76, soprano and tenor saxophonist Dave Liebman — an alumnus of bands led by Miles Davis and Elvin Jones, leader of too many bands to name and too many albums to count,…

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