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Road Shows, Vol. 3

The Legendary Sessions (Feat. Sonny Stitt) [B…

Jazz Icons From The Golden Era - Sonny Rollin…

The Jazz Collection Volume One

The Sonny Rollins Legacy
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Biography:
Birth Name: Theodore Walter Rollins
Born: 1930/09/07
Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
Genres: Jazz

Sonny Rollins (born Theodore Walter Rollins, September 7, 1930) is a jazz tenor saxophonist from New York City. Rollins' love for music began as a child, having by the age of 13 received his first saxophone and was forever changed after seeing Frank Sinatra perform live. During his high-school years, Rollins played in a band with Jackie McLean, Kenny Drew and Art Taylor - all of whom went on to become jazz legends in their own right. 1949 saw Rollins collaborating with Babs Gonzales, which lead to work with Miles Davis, Charlie Parker and Thelonious Monk. The 1950s marked some struggles for Rollins, with two arrests that led to entering a treatment facility for heroin use. Once clean and so... Continue Bio >>

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