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"Georgie Auld" G.A facing. Master Link Model
tenor sax only
Georgie Auld (May 19, 1919 – January 8, 1990) was a jazz tenor saxophonist, clarinetist and bandleader.
Auld was born in Toronto, but lived in the United States from the late 1920s onward, and was most noteworthy for his work withBunny Berigan, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Erroll Garner, Dizzy Gillespie, Al Porcino, Billy Eckstine, Tiny Kahn, Frank Rosolino, and many others. Primarily a swing saxophonist, he did many big band stints in his career, and led several big bands, including Georgie Auld and His Orchestra and Georgie Auld and His Hollywood All Stars. He recorded the music for Alfred Hitchcock's movie picture "To catch a thief " in 1955. Auld also played some rock´n roll working for Alan Freed in 1959. He can be heard playing sax on the Ella Fitzgerald recording "Thirty by Ella". In 1977 he played a bandleader in New York, New York, starring Liza Minnelli and Robert De Niro and also acted as a technical consultant for the film.He died in Palm Springs, California, aged 71.
G.Auld played the Otto Link Master Link mouthpiece with a Selmer Radio Improved tenor sax then later on a Conn tenor sax, he switched later to an Improved Tone Master, then a metal Berg Larsen mouthpiece and a King Super 20 tenor sax.
G.A. tenor sax model
2,02 mm - 0,80 "
Georgie Auld with his Conn tenor sax and Otto Link Master Link mouthpiece. 1945