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  1. There's a campaign to rename the Williamsburg Bridge the Sonny Rollins BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Free Williamsburg

    We rarely have nice things to say about Stephen Levin , but we are fully behind his bid to rename the Williamsburg Bridge : The campaign to name the Williamsburg Bridge for Jazz great Sonny Rollins has taken an important step. City Council member Stephen Levin of Brooklyn has introduced legislation to make the change The legendary jazz saxophonist lived on the Lower East Side from 1959-1961.

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  2. Melissa Aldana Quartet, Sanctuary for Independent MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    ... Home' 'is not really related to Chile itself. It's related to the first time I picked up the tenor and I heard Sonny Rollins.'" A laudatory New York Times review referenced Aldana's lifelong love of Rollins' music, calling him "her North Star on the ...

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  3. I paint the way I do because I'm just plain scared.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | MetaFilter

    ... e Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago became a salon of sorts for such writers and musicians as Dizzy Gilespie , Sonny Rollins , Billie Holiday , among others.

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  4. Marsalis and JLCO celebrate Morton and LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Nedzala's ample vibrato and silken legato lines paying fitting homage to Temperley. And the fourth movement of Sonny Rollins' "Freedom Suite," as arranged by Walter Blanding, cast a spotlight on the band's throaty reeds and testifying brass. Goines' ...

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  5. Elliott Sharp Reimagines the Work of Thelonious MonkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | The Stranger

    ... stick with the forms, but sometimes I'll focus in on one chord or take one motif and explore it. Sort of like Sonny Rollins used to take one simple motif and tear it apart, then rebuild it over and over in this very obsessive compulsive way, [and] ...

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  6. Crowdfunding Campaign: Qwest TV: "The Netflix of Jazz" - Only 4 Days...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | All About Jazz

    ... ch include: I love jazz because it's so wide ranging. I met Roscoe Mitchell. The best show I ever attended was Sonny Rollins in San Francisco. The first jazz record I bought was Charles Mingus Ah-Um. My advice to new listeners is keep an open mind.

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  7. "A Love Supreme" with Ravi ColtraneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | All About Jazz

    ... took a bow. I love jazz because it's so wide ranging. I met Roscoe Mitchell. The best show I ever attended was Sonny Rollins in San Francisco. The first jazz record I bought was Charles Mingus Ah-Um. My advice to new listeners is keep an open mind.

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  8. Impressions of Monterey Jazz Festival 2017: MJF At 60Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | All About Jazz

    ... , Mr. Sipp. I love jazz because it's so wide ranging. I met Roscoe Mitchell. The best show I ever attended was Sonny Rollins in San Francisco. The first jazz record I bought was Charles Mingus Ah-Um. My advice to new listeners is keep an open mind.

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  9. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Mark WhitfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | All About Jazz

    ... Read more. I love jazz because it's so wide ranging. I met Roscoe Mitchell. The best show I ever attended was Sonny Rollins in San Francisco. The first jazz record I bought was Charles Mingus Ah-Um. My advice to new listeners is keep an open mind.

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  10. RADIO: JazzWeek Radio Chart: October 9, 2017Read the original story

    Friday Oct 6 | All About Jazz

    ... tes. Enjoy! I love jazz because it's so wide ranging. I met Roscoe Mitchell. The best show I ever attended was Sonny Rollins in San Francisco. The first jazz record I bought was Charles Mingus Ah-Um. My advice to new listeners is keep an open mind.

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  11. RECORDING: Jazz Village [pias] Sets October 20, 2017 Release for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | All About Jazz

    ... urned out," I love jazz because it's so wide ranging. I met Roscoe Mitchell. The best show I ever attended was Sonny Rollins in San Francisco. The first jazz record I bought was Charles Mingus Ah-Um. My advice to new listeners is keep an open mind.

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  12. Bob Dowell: Mississippi SlideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | All About Jazz

    ... l and team. I love jazz because it's so wide ranging. I met Roscoe Mitchell. The best show I ever attended was Sonny Rollins in San Francisco. The first jazz record I bought was Charles Mingus Ah-Um. My advice to new listeners is keep an open mind.

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  13. Todd Neufeld: Mu'URead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | All About Jazz

    ... 2, 5, 7, 8) I love jazz because it's so wide ranging. I met Roscoe Mitchell. The best show I ever attended was Sonny Rollins in San Francisco. The first jazz record I bought was Charles Mingus Ah-Um. My advice to new listeners is keep an open mind.

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  14. Jazz Night! to Kick Off Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Faculty Concert SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Weidman); Stella by Starlight ( Victor Young ), Body and Soul ( Johnny Green ) Sonnymoon for Two, and Oleo ( Sonny Rollins ). Admission to the concert is $20, $15 for seniors (65+) and free of charge for students. Tickets can be ordered by calling ...

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  15. Mike Baggetta Trio Plays At Barking Legs ThursdayRead the original story

    Monday Oct 2 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... heavy guns in bassist Jerome Harris and drummer Billy Mintz. Jerome played both bass and guitar for years with Sonny Rollins. He has also recorded and/or performed live on six continents with such jazz notables as Jack DeJohnette, Bill Frisell, Ray ...

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  16. Lesson: Solo Piano - Thelonious Monk's "I Mean You"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | Keyboard Magazine

    ... such as Brahms, Beethoven, and Stravinsky could generate entire sonatas and symphonies from one melodic cell. Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, and Monk, the master thematic improvisers of jazz, were often able to unify long solos by making maximum use of ...

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  17. Bolton jazz night celebrates a year of big tunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | This Is Lancashire

    ... same name starring Michael Caine. So audiences at Harvey's in Mawdsley Street can expect to hear a version of Sonny Rollins soundtrack for the 6o's masterpiece 'Alfie' and a host of other film themes that have become jazz standards. He added: "We ...

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  18. Visiting jazz leaders make Edmonton debut to open Yardbird seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Canada.com

    ... pause. Over the years, he has absorbed all sorts of stylistic lessons by osmosis listening to sax greats like Sonny Rollins, Dexter Gordon and Stan Getz. He even credits singer Abbey Lincoln as an influence on his phrasing. "Being versatile makes ...

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  19. New in the KUCI Jazz LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | KUCI-FM Irvine

    ... jazz and bop era of '60's and '70's jazz. Deep in the horn arrangements there is Coltrane, Rahsan Roland Kirk, Sonny Rollins, and so the circle remains unbroken. The grooves are super chill and hypnotic, the nuanced interplay, a neuronic fireworks ...

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  20. The strengths of the annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival are highlighted by two poignant, inventive duosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    ... On "Fabula," written by Chicago percussionist Don Moye, their connection suggests the easygoing rapport of Sonny Rollins and Shelly Manne on the classic "I'm an Old Cowhand." Cyrille's adaptation of the Leadbelly song "Green Corn" (titled "Drum Song ...

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