Emilio Lyons


Oral History Information

Emilio Lyons would often have his well-known customers such as Stan Getz and Benny Carter meet him at his home whenever they needed work done on their saxophone. Emilio was the manager for a music store in Boston while also repairing instruments whenever he could. Over the years he built a wonderful reputation throughout the jazz world, especially due to Emilio's abilities as a saxophone technician. After retiring from the store, Emilio dedicated most of his time to his repair shop in his home.