Remembering Big Jay McNeely

Saxophonist Cecil James McNeely, known as Big Jay McNeely, passed away from cancer on September 16th. Known for his honking style and wild stage antics, he brought the saxophone to center stage in rock ‘n’ roll and helped develop the genre’s early sound.

To find out more about his life, click here.

You can hear our interview with Big Jay McNeely in our show, Los Angeles: Soundtrack for the Angels.

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