The Detroit Tenors pay tribute to the great tenor saxophone pairings of the 40's and 50's such as Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt, Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, Johnny Griffin, Lockjaw Davis and Al Cohn/Zoot Sims.

  • Carl Cafagna - tenor saxophone
  • Steve Wood - tenor saxophone
  • Scott Gwinnell - piano
  • Paul Keller - acoustic bass
  • Sean Dobbins - drums

Audio Clips

Listen to songs from The Detroit Tenors

Tanga - The Detroit Tenors, Detroit Music Factory
The Chase - The Detroit Tenors, Detroit Music Factory
Body and Soul - The Detroit Tenors, Detroit Music Factory
Last Train From Overbrook - The Detroit Tenors, Detroit Music Factory

Inspired by...

The Detroit Tenors are inspired by the great 2 tenor combinations throughout jazz history. Here are just a few of those great pairings.

Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt:Boss Tenors
Zoot Sims & Al Cohn – Either Way ( Full Album )
Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis & Johnny Griffin Quintet – Griff & Lock (FULL ALBUM)
Dexter Gordon & Wardell Gray ‎– The Hunt ( Full Album )
George Garzone & Joe Lovano: "Have You Met Miss Jones"
"Impressions" Frank Tiberi & George Garzone PART 1
Joe Lovano And Joshua Redman - Miss Etna
Jerry Weldon · Michael Karn
Elvin Jones - Simone
Elvin Jones Quintet - 5/4 Thing 1970
Warne Marsh, Pete Christlieb - Apogee 1978 - Full Album
Scott Hamilton/Harry Allen with the Andy Brown Trio at the Jazz Showcase