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Road shows. Vol. 1

Sonny Rollins (performer)
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Road shows. Vol. 1

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Title
Road shows. Vol. 1
Performer
Sonny Rollins 1930- (saxofoon)
Publisher
Doxy, 2008
1 cd + blaadje
Recording date
1980-2007
Playing time
01:11:40
Note
Bekroning in de categorie: "Reissue of the year"
EAN
0602517815612
CDR
JE29810

About Sonny Rollins

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Walter Theodore "Sonny" Rollins (born September 7, 1930) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist who is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians. In a seven-decade career, he has recorded over sixty albums as a leader. A number of his compositions, including "St. Thomas", "Oleo", "Doxy", "Pent-Up House", and "Airegin", have become jazz standards. Rollins has been called "the greatest living improviser" and the "Saxophone Colossus".

Early life

Rollins was born in New York City to parents from the United States Virgin Islands. The youngest of three siblings, he grew up in central Harlem and on Sugar Hill, receiving his first alto saxophone at the age of seven or eight. He attended Edward W. Stitt Junior High School and graduated from Benjamin Franklin High School in East Harlem. Rollins started as a pianist, changed to alto saxophone, and finally sw…Read more on Wikipedia