Publisher: St Martins Pr; 1st edition (March 2000)
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Sonny Rollins is one in all jazz's nice innovators, arguably the main influential tenor saxophonist, besides John Coltrane, within the heritage of contemporary jazz. He started his musical occupation on the age of 11, and inside 5 brief years he used to be twiddling with the mythical Thelonious Monk. within the past due forties, earlier than his twenty-first birthday, Rollins was once in complete swing, recording with jazz luminaries akin to Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Max Roach, artwork Blakey, and Miles Davis, and he used to be hailed because the top jazz tenor guy alive within the mid-fifties. nonetheless lively this day, Rollins and his compelling sound succeed in an entire new iteration of listeners along with his eagerly expected reside appearances. Now popular jazz author Eric Nisenson offers a long-overdue examine one among jazz's brightest, and so much enduring, stars.