Wayne Escoffery: ‘The Humble Warrior’ (Smoke Sessions) Among the many influences on saxophonist Wayne Escoffery, singing in the church choir from age 11 ranks high among them.… This content is available to subscribers only. To continue reading, please login or start a FREE 14-Day Digital Subscription. Bundle your subscription with our award-winning print magazine here. Join Our Email Newsletter Join thousands of other jazz enthusiasts and get new music, artists, albums, events and more delivered to your inbox. Sign Up Now!