Declarations of Independence
Tired of playing footsie with unresponsive recording companies, musicians take matters into their own hands.
Thursday, September 18, 1997
In 1988, it was all coming true. After nearly three decades of practicing tenor saxophone, leading bands in smoking bars and working as a respected sideman for internationally known artists, Harvey Wainapel was on the verge of the one thing every jazz musician carves more than a gig;getting signed to a recording label. And why not? Wainapel's soulful and sinewy sound put his name in the Rolodexes of Ray Charles, McCoy Tyner and Joe Lovano.
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