Happy Birthday, Sonny Rollins

September 7, 2012

Genius with a horn.

Here he is with Kenny Drew on piano, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass, and Albert Heath, drums, with his signature piece, “St. Thomas” —

And here’s a monologue on being a jazz player:

Thank you for so much, Mr. Rollins. With greatest respect.

Later,

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