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Friday Aug 22 | Rye and Battle Observer

Kitty set to bring a dash of glamour and noire to Rye

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Related Topix: Jazz, Duke Ellington

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

Music oozing rum, sunshine and a touch of class

Arturo Tappin didn't actually play Sonny Rollins' St Thomas on Friday. He didn't have to because the spirit of Rollins' Caribbean carnival - and indeed of Rollins' storytelling improvisational saxophone style - ran through this opening session of Tappin's first Fringe residency like rum through a Bajan punch.

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Related Topix: Jazz

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Staff Picks: The American Songbook Live

Trio Da Paz & Friends @ Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola - Tuesday night kicks off the Brazilian jazz group Trio Da Paz', annual two-week summer residency at Dizzy's.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Jazz, Pat Metheny, John Scofield

Thu Aug 14, 2014

National Public Radio

Two Tenors Inspired By A Saxophone Colossus

Two new trio albums by tenor saxophonists who won the Thelonious Monk jazz competition share a conspicuous influence - vintage Sonny Rollins.

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Related Topix: Thelonious Monk, Jazz

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

All that jazz isn't all that great

Unlike a poorly received New Yorker piece purportedly written by jazz great Sonny Rollins, this is not satire.

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Related Topix: Jazz, New York, Wesleyan University, Anthony Braxton

All About Jazz

OPINION: Why Bashing Jazz is Profitable

Everyone wants in on the fun. Just over a week ago, the New Yorker created a fuss by fabricating quotes that trashed jazz and falsely attributed them to Sonny Rollins.

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Related Topix: New York, Jazz, All that Jazz, Opinion

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Village Voice

Sonny Rollins Fans Go Ballistic About New Yorker Article

The New Yorker 's Shouts and Murmurs column, which is satirical and runs every week in the magazine, is usually pretty funny.

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Related Topix: New York, Jazz, Blog News, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Canada.com

Sonny Rollins responds to the controversial New Yorker satire

SAXOPHONE COLOSSUS: SONNY ROLLINS APPEARS JULY 5 AT SALLE WILFRID PELLETIER. I wasn't planning to respond immediately on this blog, mostly because I'm technically on vacation.

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Related Topix: Jazz

Mon Aug 04, 2014

All About Jazz

Music Industry: Sonny Rollins + the New Yorker

When executives at chemical plants fail to inspect their facilities, standards grow lax, things crack and toxic substances wind up leaking into rivers and polluting the water supply.

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Related Topix: Jazz

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