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Ferdinand Povel

Ferdinand Povel (Haarlem, 1947) is one of the foremost Dutch tenor- and alto saxophone players. After winning the 1964 Loosdrecht Jazz Concours, he toured Europe in 1969 with Dusko Goykovich and in 1971 with the Kenny Clarke – Fancy Boland big band, and in the USA with Maynard Ferguson in 1973. Since 1978 he is teaching sax at three Dutch conservatories and simultaneously leading tenor and alto saxophonist with the Skymasters to accompany many famous soloists.

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Swiss Radio Days Vol. 36 - Jazz Live Trio
Johnny Griffin / Hal Singer / Laszek Zadlo / Ferdinand Povel
Blown Away
Niels Tausk Quintet