Saturday, December 3, 2011

Sonny Rollins Spotlight in the Washington Times

Jazz and sax great Sonny Rollins has a three page article in the Washington Times, where he discusses many aspects of his life and his history. See the full article here.

Rollins is one of the leaders and originators of the "hard bop" style of Jazz which kicked off in the early '50s, and has played with legends Charlie Parker and Miles Davis amongst many others.

He's written some of the greatest jazz standards and he remains active today, and has been nominated for 2 Jazz Grammy Awards for Best Solo and Best Album.

Here's a classic track by Rollins for your enjoyment:

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