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PHILLY JOE JONES
GENE AMMONS
DEXTER GORDON
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Definitions

  1. Sonny Rollins was the tenor saxophonist on the date and leading guest musician.
  2. Sonny Rollins is one of the most heralded jazz musicians of our time. (Web site)
  3. Sonny Rollins was also a fan, and with these two titans propping Reece it was only a matter of time before Blue Note came calling. (Web site)
  4. Sonny Rollins is still a saxophone monster at 80. (Web site)

Japan

  1. In 1963 Bley toured Japan with Sonny Rollins and participated in the tenor saxophonist's historic jousting session with Coleman Hawkins. (Web site)

Students

  1. The students were given passes to enjoy the rest of the festival, and got a chance to see jazz greats Herbie Hancock and Sonny Rollins.

Course

  1. Sonny Rollins (14 Nov) would be a must, of course, one of the greatest masters of improvisation ever. (Web site)

Group

  1. Cranshaw went to New York with the group in 1960 and joined Sonny Rollins when they disbanded in 1962.

Saxophonist Sonny Rollins

  1. And I'd go see a documentary about saxophonist Sonny Rollins more often than some of my students have seen Quentin Tarantino's “Kill Bill” films.

Critics

  1. During Mobley's heyday, most critics tended to compare him unfavorably to Sonny Rollins, or dismiss him for not being the innovator that Coltrane was. (Web site)

Work

  1. I know far more about John Coltrane than Sonny Rollins, but I was overwhelmed by Rollin's playing on this video, especially his work with his combo. (Web site)

Play

  1. Henderson sounded nothing like John Coltrane or Sonny Rollins, he could play both hard bop and very free with ease, and he had his own musical vocabulary. (Web site)

Way

  1. There is no way that John Coltrane was even a quarter as naturally gifted as Sonny Rollins.

Label

  1. Sonny Rollins briefly recorded for the label in 1956 and 1957 and Bud Powell returned.

Jim Hall

  1. In a way it reminds me of Sonny Rollins and Jim Hall on "The Bridge".

Johnson

  1. Veteran musicians, such as trombonist J. J. Johnson and saxophonists Joe Henderson and Sonny Rollins, found new audiences among younger listeners. (Web site)
  2. On his own records as a bandleader, Johnson likewise enlisted top players, among them Bud Powell and a young Sonny Rollins. (Web site)

People

  1. Miles was grinning like a Cheshire cat because he knew people would be disappointed Sonny Rollins hadn't shown. (Web site)

Duke Ellington

  1. In the early 1960s Coleman Hawkins recorded with Duke Ellington, and made a record with Sonny Rollins.

Louis Armstrong

  1. Sonny Rollins: He's also a guy like Louis Armstrong was, he took care of his friends. (Web site)

Impulse

  1. For example, he includes some biting remarks about the Impulse from Sonny Rollins, who says the label took advantage of him. (Web site)

Coleman

  1. I could hear one note of Stan Getz, and know that it was him or Ornette [Coleman] or Sonny Rollins.

Quintet

  1. This quintet also includeed Harold Land and later, Sonny Rollins on saxophones.
  2. In California in 1954, Mr. Roach and trumpeter Clifford Brown formed a widely admired quintet that came to include saxophonist Sonny Rollins. (Web site)

Davis

  1. During 1954 Mr. Davis recorded with such leading musicians as the saxophonist Sonny Rollins and the pianists Horace Silver and Thelonious Monk. (Web site)

Kenny

  1. During high school his friends included Sonny Rollins and Kenny Drew.
  2. Even this figure probably overstates matters, since it includes sales not only of John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins but also of Bob James and Kenny G.

Music

  1. In 1957 he moved to New York City, where he attended Manhattan School of Music and had regular lessons with Sonny Rollins.
  2. Monk told Sonny Rollins that when all else failed, there was always music. (Web site)

Bill Evans

  1. With the possible exception of his work with Sonny Rollins and Bill Evans, this is the best work you will find of Jim Hall on cd.

Sound

  1. The title track wonderfully showcases Monk, Sonny Rollins, and Max Roach, in a cerebral, quirky, yet playful celebration of sound.

Band

  1. During high school he played in a band with Kenny Drew, Sonny Rollins, and Andy Kirk Jr.
  2. I think a lot of people had expected Sonny Rollins to be in the band. (Web site)

Tenor

  1. Hearing Sonny Rollins inspired Murray to switch from alto to tenor. (Web site)

York

  1. Winning praise from the likes of Miles Davis and Sonny Rollins, he emigrated to New York City in 1959, but found New York in the 1960s a struggle.
  2. By 1960 Jim had arrived in New York to work with Sonny Rollins and Art Farmer, among others. (Web site)
  3. In 1963, he toured Japan with Sonny Rollins, before moving to New York, where he became involved in the free jazz scene there. (Web site)

Tenor Saxophone

  1. With SAXOPHONE COLOSSUS, Sonny Rollins created a personal vision of the tenor saxophone and modern jazz brimming over with joy and conviction. (Web site)
  2. He switched from playing alto saxophone to tenor saxophone after hearing Sonny Rollins. (Web site)

Album

  1. And Sonny Rollins invited him to be a part of his album Tenor Madness, even before the album with Miles Davis was released. (Web site)
  2. The title composition and the three compositions on the album by the young Sonny Rollins all went on to become jazz standards.

Herbie Hancock

  1. The jazz festival will be headlined this year by Aretha Franklin, with performances by Sonny Rollins and Herbie Hancock.

Dizzy Gillespie

  1. Sonny Side Up by Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins & Sonny Stitt, get iTunes now." We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. (Web site)
  2. He worked in R&B and funk bands early on, and sat in with such players as Sonny Rollins, Freddie Hubbard, and Dizzy Gillespie.
  3. One introduction led to another, and before long he was working with Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, and Sonny Rollins. (Web site)

Holloway

  1. Back on the jazz side of the tracks, Holloway met and sat in with several musicians, including Sonny Rollins and Freddie Hubbard.

Years

  1. During his years away, the independent sound he had pioneered was leveraged to great advantage by Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane.

Curtis Fuller

  1. JJM Not everyone at Impulse was happy with their experience there, and you cite a few examples, among them Curtis Fuller and Sonny Rollins. (Web site)

Charlie Parker

  1. Barney Kessel is a grand master of the guitar who has played with such greats as Charlie Parker, Louis Armstrong and Sonny Rollins amongst others.

Jazz Legends

  1. They run the gamut from jazz legends, Herbie Hancock and Sonny Rollins to newcomers Esperanza Spaulding and Lionel Loueke.

Art Pepper

  1. Chambers and Jones would be the dynamic rhythm section popular among soloists such as Sonny Rollins and Art Pepper. (Web site)

John Coltrane

  1. Four for Trane ~ Archie Schepp It's easy to understand why someone would want to play exactly like Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, etc. (Web site)
  2. His contribution to the saxophone made the careers of people like John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins and Dexter Gordon possible. (Web site)
  3. Gordon, in turn, went on to be a major inspiration to the next generation including Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane.

Philly Joe Jones

  1. His career took off when he moved to New York in 1958, and he was soon playing with the likes of Philly Joe Jones and Sonny Rollins.

Gene Ammons

  1. According to Eddie, “cats can play loud like Gene Ammons and Sonny Rollins but don’t play as fast as Sonny Stitt.
  2. The 5-CD set captures Coltrane in a supporting role, as a sideman to leaders like Sonny Rollins, Gene Ammons, Red Garland, Tadd Dameron and others.

Dexter Gordon

  1. Sonny Rollins, Dexter Gordon and John Coltrane had the greatest impact on his playing.
  2. Typical of late-1950s jazz tenor saxophone players, Mr. Redman was informed by the sound and style of Dexter Gordon, John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins.
  3. On tenor he is as bold and dramatic as Dexter Gordon and Sonny Rollins.

Wayne Shorter

  1. That was no small accomplishment: it was also the blossoming time of John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins and Wayne Shorter. (Web site)
  2. Other performers include jazz saxophonists Sonny Rollins and Wayne Shorter, best-selling trumpeter Chris Botti, and pianist and composer Herbie Hancock. (Web site)

Sidemen

  1. Lincoln held her own on her early dates with such sidemen as Kenny Dorham, Sonny Rollins, Wynton Kelly, Curtis Fuller, and Benny Golson. (Web site)
  2. His own recordings from the era included such sidemen as Bud Powell and a young Sonny Rollins. (Web site)

Lester Young

  1. He developed a full-bodied ensemble and solo, which opened the field for such later tenor sax players as Lester Young, John Coltrane, and Sonny Rollins.

Ben Webster

  1. It would take a very long time to list the musicians who were under his influence (Sonny Rollins, Dexter Gordon, Ben Webster, Charlie Rouse to name a few).
  2. And while she is clearly informed by everyone from Ben Webster to Sonny Rollins, but her sound is totally contemporary. (Web site)

Sonny

  1. Also, don't forget that Sonny Rollins is still alive and kicking; his "Sonny Please" album from 2006 was also very good. (Web site)

Rollins

  1. Jung, Fred (2001) "A Fireside Chat with Sonny Rollins" Rollins mentions a few of the younger players that have caught his eye, including Holloway.
  2. Davis actually wants Sonny Rollins, but Rollins is busy kicking his drug habit and doesn't feel ready.

Categories

  1. Music > Musicians > Miles Davis > John Coltrane
  2. Musical Instruments > Saxophones > Saxophonists > Coleman Hawkins
  3. Music > Musicians > Jazz Pianists > Bud Powell
  4. Musicians > Drummers > Jazz Drummers > Max Roach
  5. Tenor Sax

Related Keywords

    * Art Blakey * Bud Powell * Clifford Brown * Coleman Hawkins * Coltrane * Eric Dolphy * Jazz * Joe Henderson * Max Roach * Miles Davis * Ornette Coleman * Saxophonists * Stan Getz * Tenor Sax * Tenor Saxophonist * Thelonious Monk
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