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The Devil's Horn

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Canada · 2016
1h 25m
Director Larry Weinstein
Genre Documentary

From its invention in 1840 to its introduction into jazz, the saxophone has been an important and even controversial instrument. This documentary traces the evolution of the saxophone from its earliest invention, to its prominent role in jazz and bebop, to its censorship under Nazism and Communism and the mythology that underscores the fear of this powerful instrument.

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