Don Wise

Artist / Band / Musician
Blues / R&B / Funk
Horn O' Copia Recordings
Don Wise began playing alto-saxophone at the age of 12 in 1954,and switched to tenor-sax when he turned 13. Did his first gigs with some friends in a rock & roll band in 1956, and has since then played everything from Country to Western Swing, Big Band, R&B and Blues. He's been in the Delbert McClinton Band for over 23 years, and has also shared stage with Jeffrey Osborne, the original Coasters, Taj Mahal, Joe Ely, Ruben Ramos & Revolution de Mexicana, Chuck Jackson, Maxine Brown, Willie Nelson, Marcia Ball, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Tower of Power, Huey Lewis, Hal Ketchum, Rickey Godfrey, Mingo Fishtrap and Ray Charles.

As a proof of his versatility, he was voted Saxophone player of the year in 1980 by the Oklahoma Country Music Association.

He also won a Cammy award for Instrumentalist in 2002.

For more info about Don, and for info about

Don's four GREAT CDs,

check out his web site!

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