Jazz at the Center: A Celebration of Sonny
Jazz at the Center: A Celebration of Sonny Rollins, April 29, SUNY-PurchaseJazzcornerTHE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE (PAC) is pleased to present A CELEBRATION OF SONNY ROLLINS, the latest in their JAZZ AT THE CENTER series. Ravi Coltrane, James Carter, Jimmy Heath, James Brandon Lewis, and Joe ...and more »
Posted on 21 April 2017 | 11:49 am
Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
Performing Arts Center, Purchase College Celebrates Sonny RollinsBroadway WorldTHE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE (PAC) is pleased to present A CELEBRATION OF Sonny Rollins, the latest in their JAZZ AT THE CENTER series. Ravi Coltrane, James Carter, Jimmy Heath, James Brandon Lewis, and Joe ...
Posted on 19 April 2017 | 3:29 am
A Celebration of Sonny Rollins & his
A Celebration of Sonny Rollins & his MusicWestchester MagazineSaxophonist Sonny Rollins no longer performs, his legacy lives on - his fluid and harmonically innovated ideas, effortless manner, and easily identifiable sound have influenced generations of performers. Join us as Ravi Coltrane, James Carter, Joe ...
Posted on 15 April 2017 | 8:54 am
A Celebration of Sonny Rollins & His
A Celebration of Sonny Rollins & His Music Saturday, April 29, 8pmJazz-QuadVoted by Miles Davis as the greatest tenor ever, Sonny Rollins is known for being an inventive saxophonist and an astonishing soloist. Join us as some today's greats come together to celebrate the man and the music that has inspired so many. While Mr.
Posted on 14 April 2017 | 11:18 am
This Lower East Sider Wants to Rename the
Bowery BoogieThis Lower East Sider Wants to Rename the Williamsburg Bridge for ...Bowery BoogieFor Jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, the Williamsburg Bridge was once-upon-a-time sanctuary to master his instrument. Now, one Lower East Sider is pushing t.and more »
Posted on 7 April 2017 | 2:22 am
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
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
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