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Sonny Rollins

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Februar 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

One of the world's great tenor saxophonists, Sonny Rollins has always been committed to the fundamental truths of jazz, especially swing. He has managed to be consistently experimental and forward-looking, and he has recorded at least a dozen essential albums. Here, Richard Palmer charts Rollins's career in full.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. Newk's Time: 1949-59 / 2. What's New? 1961-67 / 3. Horn Culture: The 1970s and Beyond / 4. Conclusions: Rollins as Saxophone Colossus / Three Rollins' Solos: St Thomas, I Know That You Know, Three Little Words (Transcriptions and commentary by Ken Rattenbury) / Discography

Portrait

Richard Palmer is a jazz journalist and author of several books including Deceptions: The Work of Philip Larkin (2003). He is editor of A Jazz Odyssey by Oscar Peterson (Continuum, 2002)

Pressestimmen

'A well-researched analysis written in a persuasive and yet conversational style... A comprehensive, scholarly and thoroughly absorbing exploration of Rollins's life and music, cogently argued throughout. - Jazz Journal International; 'Pinpoints the general nature and particular details of Rollins's earlier triumphs and identifies the variable qualities of his later work... a stimulating read. - Jazzwise; 'An indispensable appraisal of the work of the saxophone master.' - Jazz UK
EAN: 9780826469168
ISBN: 0826469167
Untertitel: Rev. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC US
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2004
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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