Gary Bias has been the saxophonist with the Earth, Wind & Fire horns since 1987. He has won a Grammy Award in 1987 in the Best Rhythm & Blues Song category for co-writing the song “Sweet Love” with Anita Baker and Louis A. Johnson. In 1999 Bias released his first album as a leader, “2 B Free”, on his own Thunderbop label. He is co-owner of a recording studio in San Bernardino, California, where he has been working on his second album on his off-time from Earth, Wind & Fire.
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The 52nd Street saxophone is a professional instrument and comes unlacquered for a truly vintage appearance. It is an exceptionally responsive horn in all registers and produces a big, fat sound with precise intonation. A larger bell and rolled-style tone holes contribute to the sound qualities of this instrument that many compare to some of the great vintage horns of the past.
• 52nd St. Eb Alto Saxophone
• High F# key, aged unlacquered brass finish
• Adjustable thumbrest
• Large bell, rolled-style tone holes, special 52nd St. engraving
• "S" neck
• Deluxe case w/storage pockets and backpack straps