Alex Foster (musician)
|Born||May 10, 1953|
|Associated acts||Saturday Night Live
Mingus Big Band
Alex Foster (born May 10, 1953) is an American jazz musician who plays alto and tenor saxophone. He has recorded for record labels since the early 1970s. He is known for playing alto sax in the Saturday Night Live house band. He is also the musical director for the Mingus Big Band (which was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2005), Mingus Orchestra and Mingus Dynasty.
- 1977: Transaxdrum (Finite Records)
- 1991: Beginnings: Goodbye (Big World)
- 1995: The News (Jazzline Records) - with Kirk Lightsey, Tony Lakatos, George Mraz
- 1997: Pool of Dreams (Truspace Records) - with Michael Wolff
- Staff Writer. "Alex Foster (saxophone) @ All About Jazz".
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