DON BYAS (1912 - 1972)
French-made Dolnet tenor saxophone
Acquisition from Don Byas's widow
Don Byas tenor saxophone. Purchased from Mrs. Don Byas. Marked DOLNET/PARIS/MADE IN FRANCE. #66579 CJ (?). Heavily corroded, chrome plated keys, plating worn and pitted. Case deteriorated.
Photograph by Ted Williams, Chicago, 1971
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