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  • Angelique Gijsbertse

    Sonny Rollins lang zal u leven Meneer Rollins u muziek is al onsterfelijk. Heb slechts twee maal live mogen genieten maar u bent op de Sax niet te evenaren, ontroerend mooi.

  • Jeannette Sharpe

    Sonny Rollins, age 83, an American jazz tenor saxophonist

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Theodore Walter "Sonny" Rollins (b Sept 7, 1930 in NYC) American jazz tenor saxophonist. Rollins widely recognized as one of the most important & influential jazz musicians. A number of his compositions, including "St. Thomas", "Oleo", "Doxy", &"Airegin", have become jazz standards.

Sonny Rollins at his home in Woodstock, N.Y.

During the years 1956 to 1958 Sonny Rollins was widely regarded as the most talented and innovative tenor saxophonist in jazz. Nevertheless, he was discontented; he voluntarily withdrew from public life from August 1959 to November 1961. During this period of retirement his habit of practicing on the Williamsburg Bridge in New York became legendary.