Sonny Rollins

Elected to the Hall of Fame
1973 Readers Poll

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    The book Art Kane: Harlem 1958 explores the origin of one of the most famous photos in jazz history and includes this version, identifying the 57 musicians.

    Herding Cats: Harlem 1958

    Many jazz fans have seen the iconic image, but few know its complete backstory. On Aug. 12, 1958, graphic designer and…

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    The mono version of Sonny Rollins’ Way Out West was issued in 1957, with the stereo version of the album coming out the following year. A reissued set marks the latter’s 60th anniversary.

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    Alto saxophonist Steve Slagle’s new album is titled Dedication.

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    Arthur Harper (left), Wes Montgomery, Jimmy Lovelace and Johnny Griffin onstage in Paris on March 27, 1965.

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    Craft Recordings will release a limited-edition box set that includes all five of the 10-inch vinyl LPs Thelonious Monk recorded for the label, spanning the period 1952–’54.

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    Photos from the Sonny Rollins Archive at the August Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem.

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    David Hazeltine (left), Todd Coolman, Eric Wyatt, Jimmy Heath, Joe Lovano, Ravi Coltrane, James Carter, James Brandon Lewis, (not seen, Victor Lewis on drums).

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    A promotional still from the film Chasing Trane, which premiered April 14 at the IFC Center in New York City.

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    Sonny Rollins will release Holding The Stage: Road Shows, Vol. 4 (Doxy/OKeh) digitally on April 8 and on CD April 15.


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