Stan Robinson, British jazz tenor saxophonist and flautist, Died at 80


Stan Robinson was born on April 13, 1936, in Salford, Lancashire, England and died on April 9, 2017.

He was an English jazz tenor saxophonist and flautist.

He played professionally at Manchester’s Club 43 before travelling to London and appearing at Ronnie Scott’s Club in the early 1960s, often in a quartet featuring the young drummer Peter ‘Ginger’ Baker.

Robinson has toured with are King Curtis, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Andy Williams and Tony Bennett.

During 1987, Stan toured the United States with Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts’ Orchestra, taking his place in a saxophone section also including fellow tenorists Alan Skidmore, Danny Moss, Bobby Wellins, Don Weller and Evan Parker.

Stan Robinson passed away at 80 years old.