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River Edge’s Justin Lazaro uses his saxophone to spread a positive message with a smooth rendition of ‘If I Ain’t Got You’
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Music is a universal language that everyone speaks, and certain songs can have special meaning to people. For River Edge’s Justin Lazaro, a professional saxophonist and music teacher, “If I Ain’t Got You” by Alicia Keys hits the right notes. “It’s a song that talks about how love is so much more important than material things,” he says. “I truly believe it’s an ideology that everyone should adopt.” To help spread the message, Lazaro posted this video (volume up!) of himself playing a smooth jazz rendition of Keys’ Grammy Award-winning hit. It’s one of several tunes that he has shared with his Instagram followers. “Posting on social media is great, as it’s allowed me to reach out to people and communities all over the world,” he says. “I play music because I want to inspire people in the same way my favorite songs/artists have inspired me. I’ve been doing it for as long as I can remember and I’ve enjoyed it so much that I made it my career.”



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