The History of the Baritone Saxophone in Jazz (part 1) with Mark DeJong

In this video, saxophonist and educator Mark DeJong explores the history of the baritone saxophone in jazz.

Starting with Boston-born saxophonist Harry Carney, and continuing with fellow beantown baritone specialist Serge Chaloff, this video highlights important recordings as well as showcasing contemporary saxophonist Mark DeJong playing a brief example representative of the baritone sax.