Whitman native Lennie Baker, longtime Sha Na Na member, dies at 69
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WHITMAN – He was a Pilgrim when his career in music began, but Lennie Baker found his greatest fame as a greaser. Baker, a Whitman native who sang and played the saxophone in the group Sha Na Na for nearly three decades, died Wednesday at South …

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Lennie Baker, Singer and Saxophonist With Sha Na Na, Dies at 69
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Starting in 1970, Lennie Baker spent 30 years touring with the group as a vocalist and saxophone player. He sang the group's upbeat doo-wop version of “Blue Moon” in a recording as well as in performances around the world, in one instance at Carnegie …

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Lennie Baker, voice of Sha Na Na's 'Blue Moon,' dies at 69
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Lennie Baker spent 30 years touring with Sha Na Na as a vocalist and saxophone player. He performed "Blue Moon" at Carnegie Hall and around the world and often said it was his favorite tune. With his health failing, he left the group in 2000 and was …

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Local girl excels through playing music
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13-year-old saxophone player, Leslie Jaramillo, was one of the students selected to be on the honor band. "I was really excited and happy, because at first I was kind of nervous, and I didn't know that I was actually going to be accepted," said …

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Sha Na Na Singer Lennie Baker Dies
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The longtime Sha Na Na vocalist and saxophone player is known for singing the lead on the a cappella group's hit Blue Moon, while he also appeared in 1978 movie musical Grease with the band. He retired from the line-up in 2000, after 30 years, due to …

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Mini music makers: Preschool students play trumpet, saxophone and more
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TUPELO – Giggles were the most musical thing heard when preschool students made a recent visit to The Saxophone Place. On Wednesday morning, staff members and about 20 kids from North Mississippi Medical Center Child Care Center loaded into a …

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Lennie Baker: Sha Na Na Member, Saxophone Player Dies At 69 (PHOTO, VIDEO)
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The musician and the band appeared in the American musical rom-com film "Grease" as Johnny Casino & The Gamblers, the band that performs the hit song "Blue Moon" in the movie. He was also featured on the "Sha Na Na" variety show from 1977 to 1981, …

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Robert Irving III leads Generations in rousing sounds
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Jazz pianist Robert Irving III brings seasoned, midcareer and emerging players together in common cause in his band Generations, which he co-founded with his wife, Laurence d'Estival Irving, who plays alto saxophone in the ensemble. (Richard Duncan).

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