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  Jazz Angels Inspire Confidence in Young
OC WeeklyJazz Angels Inspire Confidence in Young Musicians at Bixby ParkOC WeeklyRotating through a different band each week, the students will get on stage with their ensemble and perform songs they've learned from Cogert and his staff of professional musicians—everything from classics like "Blue 7" by Sonny Rollins to jazzed up ...
Posted on 5 August 2017 | 8:52 am
  Saxophonist JD Allen reacts to turbulent
Chicago ReaderSaxophonist JD Allen reacts to turbulent times by undoing and rebuilding his music's structuresChicago ReaderAt the same time, it's rigorously retained many fundamental qualities of postbop, particularly the distinct voices of titanic saxophonists such as Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane. Allen's tone is reliably a thing of beauty, even when he occasionally ...
Posted on 4 August 2017 | 11:37 am
  National Folk Festival: Jazz is a calling
Greensboro News & RecordNational Folk Festival: Jazz is a calling for NC's Eric XavierGreensboro News & RecordEric Xavier (right) and his band will perform during the National Folk Festival. Xavier and the band members are from Eastern North Carolina counties represented in the African American Music Trail, created by the North Carolina Arts Council in 2005 to ...
Posted on 2 August 2017 | 9:07 pm
  Secret Agent's strong Bond: Akiri Tana's
San Francisco ChronicleSecret Agent's strong Bond: Akiri Tana's jazz in WoodsideSan Francisco ChronicleAkira Tana, the first-call jazz drummer who made his name in New York with top artists like Sonny Rollins, Jim Hall and Lena Horne before coming home to the Bay Area 17 years ago, wasn't a fanatical James Bond fan before recording his 2011 album of ...
Posted on 2 August 2017 | 11:39 am
  San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2017: What you
The Mercury NewsSan Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2017: What you need to knowThe Mercury NewsLooking for parking tips? Artist recommendations? We've got that and so much more in our complete guide to the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest.and more »
Posted on 2 August 2017 | 10:00 am
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  TELEFUNKEN Champions Litchfield Jazz and
The undisputed centerpiece of the organization is The Litchfield Jazz Festival, which has had the honor of presenting jazz titans such as Jimmy Heath, James Moody, Dave Brubeck, Sonny Rollins, Slide Hampton, Wayne Shorter and Toots Thielemans. The Podunk ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 7:46 am
  Woodstock Jazz Festival brings crowds,
To him, jazz is a mix of numerous genres of music, including blues, funk, soul and hip hop. Along with jazz greats Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins and Steve Coleman, he’s a fan of Prince, James Brown and Stevie Wonder, to name a few.
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 3:50 pm
  Sonny Rollins, Volume One – 1956
. The guy is bluesy, edgy and clever. And it almost doesn't matter which period of Rollins' career you choose. It's all pretty terrific. But there's an unexpected down side: Because Rollins has so many fantastic recordings, listening to ones that are ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 9:47 pm
  2nd Avenue: The Return of the Cello-Quartet
2nd Avenue flips that equation, with five of the nine played by quartet, including an obscure Dexter Gordon song (that had Sam Jones on bass), “Evergreenish,” and a delicious rendition of “I’m an Old Cowhand,” which, like the Sonny Rollins and ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 2:09 pm
  Musical Bridges Presents Philly Great Tootie
Now 80, Heath has maintained a reputation as one of the top sidemen in jazz. In his long career, Tootie has played with jazz masters including Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock, Anthony Braxton and his own brothers, Jimmy (sax) and Percy (bass). "It was ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 1:55 pm
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  Sonny Rollins is triple winner at Jazz
Tenor sax legend Sonny Rollins was a triple winner Wednesday at the annual Jazz Awards, garnering musician of the year honors for the second straight year.
Posted on 20 June 2012 | 8:48 pm
  Sonny Rollins takes top honors at Jazz
Saxophone colossus Sonny Rollins isn't slowing down at age 80, winning musician of the year honors at the Jazz Awards.
Posted on 11 June 2011 | 2:55 pm
  Rollins at 80 still wows loyal jazz fans in
Tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins — one of the last surviving legends of the golden era of jazz — has just turned 80. His hair is a burst of white, and he staggers a bit when he walks on stage.
Posted on 4 October 2010 | 5:57 pm
  Sonny Rollins, Maria Schneider win at jazz
Jazz legend Sonny Rollins and big-band leader Maria Schneider each were triple winners at the Jazz Awards, but it was 90-year-old pianist Hank Jones who struck the most sentimental chord.
Posted on 17 June 2009 | 2:02 pm
  Wein works to preserve the Newport festival
For the first time since he founded the Newport Jazz Festival, George Wein didn't have to sign any checks or worry about how the fickle weather might affect the bottom line. Instead, his biggest concern at the recent festival was whether he could keep
Posted on 4 September 2008 | 1:45 pm
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  drramirez9: RT @openculture: Sonny Rollins
drramirez9: RT @openculture: S&*%ny Rollins Plays Jazz &*% the Brooklyn Bridge in 1977 Pi&*%eer Electr&*%ics Ad https://t.co/erZaQyzz1o https://t.co/eTHnUS…
Posted on 23 August 2017 | 10:27 pm
  NAMAENAKI: RT @farley697: "Daahoud" Sonny
NAMAENAKI: RT @farley697: "Daahoud" S!%ny Rollins & Clifford Brown. Brilliant Bop @ breakneck speed! https://t.co/3j7waf5B3i https://t.co/HsHF17rdbq
Posted on 23 August 2017 | 10:27 pm
  radionorda3: Now listening.: Régis V.
radi~%%orda3: Now listening.: Régis V. Gr~%%off - Dove and Eagle (tribute to S~%%ny Rollins)
Posted on 23 August 2017 | 10:27 pm
  rdibsite_np: #NowPlaying Sonny Rollins -
rdibsite_np: #NowPlaying S!ny Rollins - Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye https://t.co/4PW55RTCey
Posted on 23 August 2017 | 10:27 pm
  jmgpix: RT @wayoutstuff: Periodic reminder
jmgpix: RT @wayoutstuff: Periodic reminder that S^!ny Rollins is the man. https://t.co/7OzksNL71z
Posted on 23 August 2017 | 10:27 pm
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  Open Question: Was Sonny Rollins an
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 1:47 pm
  Open Question: Tenor sax player like Sonny
Looking for good tenor sax players to listen to, love rich low notes, favorite song is god bless the child by sonny Rollins, looking for someone new to listen to. PS. I also play Tenor Sax, so I appreciate some of the more complicated stuff and know how hard i is to make said music.
Posted on 19 May 2016 | 10:27 am
  Resolved Question: What are your favorite
I only know the song "St. Thomas" can yous suggest me some similar songs to that one? Thanks!
Posted on 12 December 2012 | 11:05 am
  Resolved Question: Information needed on
I need help on a report for Sonny Rollins, i tried everything to find the answers. Please help 1. Musical training: 2. How do you know this person is a virtuoso? 3. Describer the performer's technique. How can he do that other performers can't? 4. How does this performer effect his audience? 5. How do other musicians feel about this performer? 6. What are some special awards or achievements this performer has received?
Posted on 15 April 2012 | 4:42 am
  Resolved Question: Dizzy Gillespie or Sonny
They are both great jazz musicians, I play Trumpet myself. Which one do you favor?
Posted on 25 March 2012 | 1:08 pm



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