JazzFest History

Benny Golson

Instrument: Saxophone
Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

"What gives a composition validity is the knowledge of the person writing it, the experience he can draw on. But when you get to the meat of it, it's in the intervals, what follows what. That's what a
melody is."

- Benny Golson

From the JazzFest Program Biography:

Benny Golson Program Bio