List of famous saxophone players who have regaled us with their art.

A saxophone is an iconic musical instrument mainly used in Jazz music. We have compiled a list of famous saxophone players from all over the world. This list of famous saxophone players includes names like John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter, Paul Desmond and Branford Marsalis

Cindy Vela Cindy Vela
American

Abdullah Ibrahim Abdullah Ibrahim
South African

Tony KanalTony Kanal
British, American

Tash SultanaTash Sultana
Australian

Shaun RyderShaun Ryder
British

D'AngeloD'Angelo
American
Josh KlinghofferJosh Klinghoffer
American

Captain BeefheartCaptain Beefheart
American

Clarence ClemonsClarence Clemons
American

Andrew GoldAndrew Gold
American
Frank MorganFrank Morgan
American
Sonny RollinsSonny Rollins
American

Screamin' Jay HawkinsScreamin' Jay Hawkins
American

Jonathan RichmanJonathan Richman
American

Rupert HolmesRupert Holmes
British, American
Wayne ShorterWayne Shorter
American

Chad HugoChad Hugo
American
Paul DesmondPaul Desmond
American

Branford MarsalisBranford Marsalis
American

Tom T. HallTom T. Hall
American
Booker T. JonesBooker T. Jones
American

George DukeGeorge Duke
American
Jack NitzscheJack Nitzsche
American

Ornette ColemanOrnette Coleman
American

John ZornJohn Zorn
American
Dexter GordonDexter Gordon
American
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David SanbornDavid Sanborn
American
Alex BandAlex Band
American

John LurieJohn Lurie
American

Manu DibangoManu Dibango
Cameroonian

Junior WalkerJunior Walker
American
Charlie BarnetCharlie Barnet
American

Greg HamGreg Ham
Australian

Joe HendersonJoe Henderson
American

Jimmy DorseyJimmy Dorsey
American

Woody HermanWoody Herman
American
Jackie McLeanJackie McLean
American

Herbie MannHerbie Mann
American
Angela MorleyAngela Morley
British, American

Archie SheppArchie Shepp
American

Benny CarterBenny Carter
American
Zoot SimsZoot Sims
American

Eddie HarrisEddie Harris
American
Gato BarbieriGato Barbieri
Argentinian

Jim PepperJim Pepper
American

Wilton FelderWilton Felder
American

Anthony BraxtonAnthony Braxton
American

Tex BenekeTex Beneke
American
Gene AmmonsGene Ammons
American

Rudy ValleeRudy Vallee
American

Johnny GriffinJohnny Griffin
American

Illinois JacquetIllinois Jacquet
American
Jimmie LuncefordJimmie Lunceford
American
Jaki ByardJaki Byard
American

Von FreemanVon Freeman
American

Bud ShankBud Shank
American

Henry ThreadgillHenry Threadgill
American
Hank CrawfordHank Crawford
American

Johnny DoddsJohnny Dodds
American
Dewey RedmanDewey Redman
American

Don ByasDon Byas
American

Lucky ThompsonLucky Thompson
American
Frank WessFrank Wess
American

Warne MarshWarne Marsh
American
Jerome RichardsonJerome Richardson
American

Pee Wee RussellPee Wee Russell
American

Bud FreemanBud Freeman
American
David S. WareDavid S. Ware
American

Marcelo PeraltaMarcelo Peralta
Argentinian
Harry CarneyHarry Carney
American

John TchicaiJohn Tchicai
Danish

Julius HemphillJulius Hemphill
American

Buddy TateBuddy Tate
American
Paulo MouraPaulo Moura
Brazilian

Steve LacySteve Lacy
American

David NewmanDavid Newman
American

Bob BeldenBob Belden
American

Willem BreukerWillem Breuker
Dutch
Andrew LoveAndrew Love
American

Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyreKalaparusha Maurice McIntyre
American
Benny WatersBenny Waters
American

Bernie McGannBernie McGann
Australian

Johnny DankworthJohnny Dankworth
British
Kathy StobartKathy Stobart
British

John GilmoreJohn Gilmore
American
James MoodyJames Moody
American

Paul HornPaul Horn
American
William J. ClintonWilliam J. Clinton
American

Fred AndersonFred Anderson
American

Marshall RoyalMarshall Royal
American
Frank FosterFrank Foster
American

Sigurd RascherSigurd Rascher
American
Yusef Abdul LateefYusef Abdul Lateef
American