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Today we’re listening to Sonny Rollins, an American tenor saxophonist from New York City. Initially influenced by artists like Fats Waller, Rollins came out with a bang in the ‘50s, recording with Miles Davis and Charlie Parker. He released 21 LPs in the ‘50s then took a hiatus. From 1959 to 1961, while living on the Lower East Side, he walked every day to the Williamsburg Bridge to practice, so as not to disturb his pregnant neighbor.
Have a really nice Thursday.