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|Birth name||Lionel Augustus Martin|
|Also known as||"Saxa"|
|Born||January 5, 1930|
|Origin||Croft's Hill, Jamaica (then a colony of the United Kingdom)|
|Labels||Independent, London, Arista|
|Associated acts||The Beat, The International Beat|
Saxa (born Lionel Augustus Martin January 5, 1930) is a saxophonist famous for having performed with the British ska band The Beat. He has also played with many early reggae stars such as Laurel Aitken, Prince Buster, and Desmond Dekker.
He was born in Croft's Hill, Jamaica.
He is now retired and lives in Birmingham.
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