Joe Henderson: “Playing the Saxophone Is What I’m Supposed To Be Doing on This Planet”

By Bradley Bambarger <2019>

The tenor saxophone has long been one of the most iconic instruments in jazz, with heroes of the music playing the instrument: Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon, John Coltrane, Stan Getz, Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter. Another one of the all-time tenor greats is Joe…