Lakecia Benjamin’s a fantastic alto player, if you haven’t heard of her. This whole album is Benjamin’s exploration of John and Alice Coltrane’s music, and it delivers the goods.
Whether you dig sax or you’re sick of sax, give this podcast a listen. It covers everything from the history of the instrument to why it’s become popular in pop music again over the past half-decade. I’m hoping, for my sake as a saxophone player, we haven’t reached the sax saturation point they’re talking about at the end.