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Big Jay McNeely still has sax appeal at 90, and Maestro Kahane says, 'I'm not retiring!'




Off-Ramp host John Rabe with 90-year old sax legend Big Jay McNeely outside McNeely's home in South LA.
Off-Ramp host John Rabe with 90-year old sax legend Big Jay McNeely outside McNeely's home in South LA.
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In the 1950s, saxophonist Big Jay McNeely (left) - now 90 - got teenagers so excited that city officials wouldn’t let him play in LA for a while. ... We do in-depth with Jeffrey Kahane, who is about to play his final concerts as musical director of the LA Chamber Orchestra. ... Anatomy of Innocence, a new collection of memoirs by people who have been exonerated after being jailed for major crimes. ... In “They Shoot Mexicans, Don’t They?,” cultures and personalities clash as a silent film director tries to make a movie at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse.