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Albums:

Gone With The Draft

Third Dimension (Bonus Track Version)

The Skaters Waltz

Roland Kirk Quintet Live

We Free Kings + Triple Threat (Bonus Track Ve…
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Biography:
Birth Name: Ronald Theodore Kirk
Born: 1935/08
Birth Place: 7 August 1935
Died: 1977/12
Genres: Jazz

Rahsaan Roland Kirk (August 7, 1935 – December 5, 1977) was a blind American jazz multi-instrumentalist who played tenor saxophone, flute and many other instruments. He was renowned for his onstage vitality, during which virtuoso improvisation was accompanied by comic banter, political ranting, and the ability to play several instruments simultaneously.

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