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American jazz tenor saxophone player, born 12 July 1920 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, died 14 May 1974 in London, England (aged 53).
Joined Count Basie's band in 1946, briefly in Dizzy Gillespie's big band of 1949-1950 before joining Duke Ellington, replacing Ben Webster.
The long improvation on "Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue" at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1956 marked his breakthrough and the beginning of a comeback for Ellington's orchestra. Gonsalves stayed with Ellington for the rest of his career, but also recorded prolifically as a soloist with other groups and as a leader.
Father of Brainstorm (5) band member Renell Gonsalves.
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Paul Gonsalves - The Jazz School album art Clark Terry, Paul Gonsalves, Joe Gordon, Art Mardigan Take Nine Clark Terry, Paul Gonsalves, Joe Gordon, Art Mardigan - The Jazz School (Album) Wing Records US 1955 Sell This Version
UAL 3041 Paul Gonsalves - Sing'A Man album art Brock Peters Me And My Guitar (as Gonsalves) Brock Peters - Sing'A Man(LP, Album, Mono) United Artists Records UAL 3041 US 1959 Sell This Version
Paul Gonsalves - Gettin' Together album art Paul Gonsalves Hard Groove Paul Gonsalves - Gettin' Together (Album) Jazzland, Jazzland US 1961 Sell This Version
LD. 497-30 Paul Gonsalves - Duke & His Ellingtonians album art Duke Ellington The Happening (as Gonzalves) Duke Ellington - Duke & His Ellingtonians(LP, Comp, Mono) Disques Vogue LD. 497-30 France 1962 Sell This Version
Paul Gonsalves - Cleopatra Feelin' Jazzy album art Paul Gonsalves Cleo's Blues Paul Gonsalves - Cleopatra Feelin' Jazzy (Album) Impulse! US 1963 Sell This Version
Paul Gonsalves - Boom-Jackie-Boom-Chick album art Paul Gonsalves Quartet Blue P.G. (as Gonsalves) and 1 more… Paul Gonsalves Quartet - Boom-Jackie-Boom-Chick (Album) Vocalion (3) UK 1964 Sell This Version
Paul Gonsalves - Salt And Pepper album art Sonny Stitt And Paul Gonsalves Sonny Stitt And Paul Gonsalves - Salt And Pepper Impulse! US 1964 Sell This Version
SX 6003 Paul Gonsalves - Just Friends album art Paul Gonsalves And Tubby Hayes Tupa (as Gonsalves) Paul Gonsalves And Tubby Hayes - Just Friends(LP, Mono) Columbia SX 6003 UK 1965 Sell This Version
Paul Gonsalves - Encuentro album art Enrique Villegas / Paul Gonsalves / Willie Cook Blues For B.A. (as P. Gonsalves) Enrique Villegas / Paul Gonsalves / Willie Cook - Encuentro (Album) Trova Argentina 1969 Sell This Version
Paul Gonsalves - Ellingtonia Moods And Blues album art Paul Gonsalves - Johnny Hodges The Line-Up (as P. Gonsalves) and 1 more… Paul Gonsalves - Johnny Hodges - Ellingtonia Moods And Blues (Album) RCA France 1971 Sell This Version
BV Haast 022 Paul Gonsalves - Music Was His Mistress, An Hommage To Edward Kennedy Ellington album art Boy Edgar Ready Go Boy Edgar - Music Was His Mistress, An Hommage To Edward Kennedy Ellington(LP, Album, Gat) BV Haast Records BV Haast 022 Netherlands 1975 Sell This Version
ALBUM 125 S Paul Gonsalves - Duke Ellington And The Ellingtonians album art Duke Ellington The Happening (as Gonsalves) Duke Ellington - Duke Ellington And The Ellingtonians(2xLP, Comp) Vogue, Marfer ALBUM 125 S Spain 1977 Sell This Version
CO 300 Paul Gonsalves - Paul Gonsalvez/Paul Quinichette/Orchestre G. "Dave" Pochonet album art Paul Gonsalvez*, Paul Quinichette, Orchestre G. "Dave" Pochonet* Little Mamma (as Gonsalves) Paul Gonsalvez*, Paul Quinichette, Orchestre G. "Dave" Pochonet* - Paul Gonsalvez/Paul Quinichette/Orchestre G. "Dave" Pochonet(LP, Album) Communication CO 300 France 1977 Sell This Version
Paul Gonsalves - West Coast Tour album art Duke Ellington The Happening (as Paul Gonzales) Duke Ellington - West Coast Tour Jazz Bird US 1980 Sell This Version
0081.122 Paul Gonsalves - Caravan album art Johnny Hodges All-Stars With The Duke Ellington All-Stars* And The Billy Strayhorn All-Stars* The Happening Johnny Hodges All-Stars With The Duke Ellington All-Stars* And The Billy Strayhorn All-Stars* - Caravan(2xLP, Comp) Prestige 0081.122 Germany 1981 Sell This Version
DIW-851 Paul Gonsalves - Conducted By Lawrence "Butch" Morris album art David Murray Big Band Paul Gonzalves (as Paul Gonzalves) David Murray Big Band - Conducted By Lawrence "Butch" Morris(CD, Album) DIW DIW-851 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
MJCD 1091 Paul Gonsalves - The Great Duke Ellington album art Duke Ellington Broad Stream (as P. Gonsalves) Duke Ellington - The Great Duke Ellington(CD, Album) Musica Jazz MJCD 1091 Italy 1991 Sell This Version
Paul Gonsalves - Salt And Pepper album art Sonny Stitt And Paul Gonsalves Salt And Pepper (as P. Gonsalves) Sonny Stitt And Paul Gonsalves - Salt And Pepper (Album) Impulse! US 1997 Sell This Version
547 960-2 Paul Gonsalves - Tell It The Way It Is! album art Paul Gonsalves Cleo's Asp and 1 more… Paul Gonsalves - Tell It The Way It Is!(CD, Album, RE, RM) Impulse! 547 960-2 Europe 1999 Sell This Version
0 9026635692 Paul Gonsalves - Diminuendo, Crescendo And Blues album art The C-Jam All-Stars Autobahn and 1 more… The C-Jam All-Stars - Diminuendo, Crescendo And Blues(CD, Album, RE, RM) RCA Victor 0 9026635692 US 1999 Sell This Version
CLASSICS 1258 Paul Gonsalves - 1950-1951 album art Duke Ellington And His Orchestra The Happening Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - 1950-1951(CD, Comp) Classics (11) CLASSICS 1258 France 2002 Sell This Version
10444 Paul Gonsalves - Daylight Express album art Clark Terry Featuring Paul Gonsalves Festival and 2 more… Clark Terry Featuring Paul Gonsalves - Daylight Express(CD, Comp, RE, RM) Chess, Folio, Universal, MCA Records 10444 Spain 2002 Sell This Version
Paul Gonsalves - Cool Jazz album art Various Cleo's Asp Various - Cool Jazz (Comp) Verve Records, Universal Music Group Europe 2006 Sell This Version
RCJP-002 Paul Gonsalves - Routine Jazz Sextet album art Routine Jazz Sextet Boom-Jackie-Boom-Chick Routine Jazz Sextet - Routine Jazz Sextet(CD, Album) Routine Jazz Label RCJP-002 Japan 2008 Sell This Version
233376 Paul Gonsalves - Roots Of Funk - Raw Soul, Rough Blues & All That Jazz album art Various Funky (as Gonsalves) Various - Roots Of Funk - Raw Soul, Rough Blues & All That Jazz(10xCD, Mono + Box, Comp) Documents 233376 Europe 2011 Sell This Version

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