, a well-traveled saxophonist who eventually put down roots in Chicago as a jazz educator, died Aug. 31 from complications related to cancer. He was 71. Colby spent three years in the 1970s as part of Maynard Ferguson’s big band, then moved over to Bob James’ band for six years. With James’ assistance, he signed to CBS Records and cut two notable albums, 1978’s and 1979’s , featuring James, Steve

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