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  Bobby Watson's MVP Quartet at the Dakota and
Jazz PoliceBobby Watson's MVP Quartet at the Dakota and Vieux Carre', February 20-21Jazz PoliceA graduate of the Berklee College of Music, Smitty has performed with Sonny Rollins, Hank Jones, Frank Foster, Frank Wess, Art Farmer, Benny Golson, Slide Hampton, Milt Jackson and Dave Holland; is a former member fo the Ron Carter Quartet and Art ...
Posted on 18 February 2017 | 11:42 pm
  On the Next All This Jazz, Extended Works by
Public Radio TulsaOn the Next All This Jazz, Extended Works by Duke Ellington and OthersPublic Radio TulsaListen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 18th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM (and live-streaming at Our program delivers three hours of recent and classic jazz, across a range of styles, each ...and more »
Posted on 18 February 2017 | 6:59 am
  Whatever Happened to ... Shep's Paradise? -
Rochester Democrat and ChronicleWhatever Happened to ... Shep's Paradise?Rochester Democrat and ChronicleShep's Paradise was one of the last vestiges to the days when Clarissa Street was the heart of a thriving African-American business district and neighborhood. The night club opened as Shep's in the turbulent 1960s and survived urban renewal projects ...
Posted on 18 February 2017 | 5:08 am
  The sax appeal of David Sanborn to liven
The sax appeal of David Sanborn to liven jazz festSDE Entertainment News (satire) (press release) (blog)Also, he has jammed with legends Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins and Joe Sample. Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore said “David Sanborn is a prolific musician and performer with wide appeal, and he will be joined on stage by an equally talented line-up drawn ...
Posted on 18 February 2017 | 12:53 am
  Hear Bob Dylan's Smoky Frank Sinatra Cover
RollingStone.comHear Bob Dylan's Smoky Frank Sinatra Cover 'My One and Only ...RollingStone.comBob Dylan has unveiled his new single "My One and Only Love," another Sinatra-popularized classic from Dylan's triple-LP of standards, 'Triplicate.'and more »
Posted on 17 February 2017 | 6:41 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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  NewUrbanJazz: Sonny Rollins - St. Thomas
NewUrbanJazz: S@&ny Rollins - St. Thomas #nowplaying #listenlive
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 5:58 am
  valisystem93: RT @TheJazzSoul: Max Roach + 4
valisystem93: RT @TheJazzSoul: Max Roach + 4 "Body & Soul" S%!^ny Rollins-Tenor Sax🎷 Kenny Dorham-Trumpet Ray Bryant-Piano https…
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 5:58 am
  rdibsite_np: #NowPlaying Sonny Rollins -
rdibsite_np: #NowPlaying S@@~ny Rollins - Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 5:58 am
  mororosso: RT @TheJazzSoul: Max Roach + 4
mororosso: RT @TheJazzSoul: Max Roach + 4 "Body & Soul" S%*ny Rollins-Tenor Sax🎷 Kenny Dorham-Trumpet Ray Bryant-Piano https…
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 5:58 am
  901SwingBlues: Now Playing: Who Cares? by
901SwingBlues: Now Playing: Who Cares? by S@ny Rollins @ Jazz90.1 Swing & Blues Radio @901SwingBlues
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 5:58 am
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  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
  Resolved Question: Part Two, Miles Davis vs.
Please answer which you think is the better musician! and why....
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