Ferry puts Jazz Age spin on Roxy Music, solo work

Posted: March 10, 2013 at 3:57 a.m.

Roxy Music, the British band that thrived in the 1970s, built its audience — and then lost parts of it — by creating and then quickly confounding expectations. With a lineup that included the guitar, bass and drums standard in rock, as well as the electronica pioneer Brian Eno, and a reed player, Andy Mackay, whose oboe and saxophone lines gave the group a distinctive sound, Roxy Music often put a futuristic gloss on traditional song forms.

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