Coleman Hawkins

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United States jazz saxophonist (1904-1969)


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Jazz musician Coleman Hawkins was associated with which instrument?
Listening to saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, he muses: "some think our ears / radiant fetuses / driving their tiny cars / on either side of the head / how do we know magnificence / the disco ball of the heart / a mosaic of shiny blood / that's there and then not.
Joshua Redman es ya considerado por los criticos y el publico aficionado al genero como el siguiente gran nombre del sax tenor, poniendolo en la lista que incluye a leyendas como Coleman Hawkins, Dexter Gordon, John Coltrane, Maceo Parker o Sonny Rollins.
At the same time, he was performing with jazz artists ranging from Mary Lou Williams, Coleman Hawkins and Illinois Jacquet to Kenny Dorham, Freddie Hubbard, Rahsaan Roland Kirk and Nigerian drummer Babtunde Olatunji.
His recording career started in the 1940s and he worked with Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Carter, Coleman Hawkins and Cab Calloway.
Coleman Hawkins, Malcolm X, and Joe Louis feature as minor characters; there's some strong language, for those who need to know.
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.
He has also been inspired by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Coleman Hawkins, Wayne Shorter, Steve Coleman, and such European classical music masters as Bartok, Prokofiev, Bach, Mozart and Schuman.
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.
He came of age when the tenor saxophone was a relatively new solo instrument (most saxophone soloists played the alto), and the scene was dominated by Coleman Hawkins, the first great tenor sax player.
Here a member of the audience at an illegal jazz show where Coleman Hawkins performed was held to be complicit in the illegal performance, and fined 46 pounds, because the audience member was said to have encouraged Hawkins to perform by simply buying a ticket in advance of the performance (216).