Esmeralda – Ralph Moore

A charming uptempo samba with a cyclical form. The long, soaring melody is a great workout for horn players to control their breathing; our lead sheet has a couple of suggested breath markings.

Ralph Moore

born on December 24, 1956

Born in London, saxophonist Ralph Moore came to the US and attended Berklee College of Music, where he studied with saxophonist Andy McGhee. Three years later he received the Lenny Johnson Memorial Award for outstanding musicianship from the college. He moved to New York City in 1981 and within two months had joined the Horace Silver Quintet for an association that lasted four years and included tours of Europe and Japan. Read more...

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