Coleman Hawkins

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United States jazz saxophonist (1904-1969)


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Coleman Hawkins, Malcolm X, and Joe Louis feature as minor characters; there's some strong language, for those who need to know.
Moss's thick-toned style, reminiscent of the legendary Ben Webster and Coleman Hawkins, earned him a regular spot as tenor soloist with the Ted Heath band and the John Dankworth Orchestra.
He argues as well that musicians like Charlie Parker, Louis Armstrong, Coleman Hawkins, and Thelonious Monk possess in their own ways the same kind of integrative imagination.
The four-disc ``The House That Trane Built: The Story of Impulse Records'' offers choice cuts from 1961 to '76 from the likes of Count Basie, Coleman Hawkins, Sonny Rollins, Charles Mingus and, of course, John Coltrane.
He's played with just about everyone - Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Coleman Hawkins, Thelonious Monk, Stan Getz, Sam Rivers, Michael Brecker, Herbie Hancock.
Body and Soul" is dedicated to the great saxophonist, Coleman Hawkins.
And he recorded with Armstrong, Bechet, Bessie Smith, Victoria Spivey, James P Johnson, King Oliver and Coleman Hawkins, among a myriad of others.
Whether he's powering through a twisting, demanding solo in Rite of Spring or entranced by his partner in a duet to Coleman Hawkins, his shifting emotions keep you wondering--not what he might do, but what he might think or feel next.
Usually, though, he improvises dark riffs on his cosmic lyre (the thematic presence of both Coleman Hawkins and Orpheus supports this last figure), with little sense of poetic inevitability and a great many changes in key, though not in feeling.
The quiet, understated black-and-white images of daily life and scenes of musicians like Coleman Hawkins, Miles Davis and Elvin Jones were photographed between 1950 and 1962.
Programmes that included showcase performances by, to name but a few, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Dave Brubeck, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Billy Holiday and Ella Armstrong, should have gone out at peak time.
During this time, Hinton was featured on numerous recordings accompanying Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Coleman Hawkins, Billie Holiday, Ethel Waters, and Teddy Wilson, to name just a few.
Many, such as Dinah Washington, Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young, are gone.
faculty members who combine excellent teaching skills with impressive jazz credentials, having played with Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Lee Konitz, George Coleman, Dave Liebman, Fela Kuti and others.
Delius has a big, broad, classic tenor tone which harks back to Coleman Hawkins, but his approach to jazz is thoroughly modern and improvisatory.