Comments for: Frank Wess, key player in standout jazz ensembles, dies at 91

Posted Nov. 03, 2013, at 6:01 a.m.

Long before jazz pianist Billy Taylor became world-famous, he planned in high school to switch to saxophone. But then he heard the new kid in school — Frank Wess — play the horn. “He’s the reason I don’t play the tenor saxophone,” Taylor said in a 2008 Washington Post interview. …

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